A poll from Chapman University shows that Americans fear gun control, Obamacare, and tornadoes more than mass shootings.
In fact, the poll shows that Americans are more fearful of reptiles and extinction than gun crime.
That is followed by a “terror attack, not having enough money for the future, and terrorism.” Fifth on the list of things that scare Americans most are “government restrictions on firearms and ammunition.” And you have to go a long way down the list–yes, past Obamacare, reptiles, tornadoes, and the threat of extinction–before you get to fear of a mass shooting or other crimes committed with a gun.
Here are some of the other things people fear more than mass shootings:
Think about it–“Corrupt government officials” are Americans’ number one fear, gun control is number five, and way down on the list–at number 30–is fear of a mass shooting.