In other words, the vast majority of Americans support reasonable gun control measures; only a small fraction is actually opposed to gun control.And what are the polls that they use to "confirm" this? None other than the discredited push polls commissioned by Mayor Bloomberg and his Illegal Mayors. I think that says about everything.
This finding is confirmed by other recent polling that shows that Americans support measures to keep guns out of the hands of dangerous criminals. According to one poll, 89 percent of respondents support requiring all gun buyers to pass a background check at gun shows, 94 percent support requiring gun owners to alert police if their guns are lost or stolen, and 69 percent support requiring those buying ammunition to pass a criminal background check. Another poll showed 86 percent of respondents supported background checks for every gun buyer.
UPDATE: Thirdpower has more on this and examines some of the comments made supporting the Media Matters' spin on gun control.