TALLAHASSEE -- Just over half of Florida voters back stricter controls on guns, according to a poll released Thursday.
The Quinnipiac University poll found that registered Florida voters back stricter statewide gun-control laws by a 51--44 percent.
The poll also found that 56 percent of voters support a nationwide ban on the sale of assault weapons with 41 percent opposed.
Voters also favor a ban on the sale of high capacity magazines 53 percent to 43 percent .
The poll was taken last week and surveyed 1000 voters. It has a margin of error of plus minus 3.1 percentage points.