North Carolinians are divided over whether there should be new restrictions on hand guns but are skeptical about news laws passed by the legislature that allow handguns in parks and bars.
A majority (51 percent) believe there should be more restrictions on handguns, with 44 percent disagreeing, according to the Elon University Poll.
A majority(52 percent) disagree that people with concealed-carry permits should be allowed to carry guns at public parks and playgrounds, while 44 percent agree they should. But a wide majority (72 percent) disagree that people with concealed-carry permits should be allowed to carry guns into bars.
The Elon poll surveyed 701 registered voters on Sept. 13-16 and had a margin of error of plus or minus 3.78 percent.