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Poll: 29% of Americans Believe Armed Revolt May Be Necessary...

Poll: 29% of Registered Voters Believe Armed Revolution Might Be Necessary in Next Few Years

Twenty-nine percent of registered voters think that an armed revolution might be necessary in the next few years in order to protect liberties, according to a Public Mind poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University.

The poll, which surveyed 863 registered voters and had a margin of error of +/-3.4, focused on both gun control and the possibility of a need for an armed revolution in the United States to protect.

The survey asked whether respondents agreed, disagreed, neither agreed nor disagreed or did not know or refused respond to the statement: "In the next few years, an armed revolution might be necessary in order to protect our liberties"

Twenty-nine percent said they agreed, 47 percent said they disagreed, 18 percent said they neither agreed nor disagreed, 5 percent said they were unsure, and 1 percent refused to respond.

Results of the poll show that those who believe a revolution might be necessary differ greatly along party lines:

18 percent of Democrats
27 percent of Independents
44 percent of Republicans

The poll found that 38 percent of Americans who believe a revolution might be necessary support additional gun control legislation compared to 62 percent of those who don't think an armed revolt will be needed.

Dan Cassino, a professor of political science at Fairleigh Dickinson and analyst for the poll, says:

"The differences in views of gun legislation are really a function of differences in what people believe guns are for. If you truly believe an armed revolution is possible in the near future, you need weapons and you're going to be wary about government efforts to take them away."

The poll was conducted nationally between April 22 and April 28, 2013.


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That is more support than "The American Revolution"

Revolts inn other countries have failed because those nations did not have a history of either a republic or the democratic process. The American Revolution succeeded because we had such a foundation.

Leaders do spring up from the revolution. We saw this in the "Ron Paul Revolution". They appeared as delegates, committee chairs and liberty candidates. Watch "Braveheart" again. William Wallace rose as an act of vengeance, but he inspired a movement.


So called "armed revolts" in France, Russia, China all were failures. Old fascist scum were killed by new fascist scum, who ended up "demociding" even more innocent civilians than the old fascist scum.

Immoral funding of Military Industrial Complex by Federal Reserve and US taxation system must stop!!!! End illegal/unconstitutional wars! Preserve US currency!

An armed revolt will result

An armed revolt will result in another government by arms. Resistance is one thing. But an armed revolt is only winnable, if winnable at all, by the most vicious leaders. They will not allow people to be free afterwards.

There is no Maximus who will overthrow Rome and set the people free. There was only one George Washington.

There is only an endless series of Che's, bloodthirsty sociopaths who win at any cost in lives because the cost is never them, and then maintain power via the rape squad and the gulag.

I'll Bet It's Way Higher

"Hello sir, I am an anonymous caller you have never met and I totally don't work for the government. Quick question: would you ever attack the government?"

If someone you don't know asked you to give information about yourself that could hypothetically get you killed or detained would you answer truthfully?

I don't think the pollsters are working for the feds, but I also know that it's best not to talk about some things publicly, so I'm sure the numbers are deflated.

Andrew Napolitano for President 2016!

"Patriotism should come from loving thy neighbor, not from worshiping Graven images." - ironman77