81% See Amber Alerts As Effective In Abduction Cases
Monday, August 12, 2013
Most Americans believe Amber Alerts are an effective way to respond to child abduction incidents but also feel cell phone owners should be able to opt out of receiving the alerts.
Eighty-one percent (81%) of American Adults believe that Amber Alerts are at least somewhat effective in abduction cases, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey. But that includes just 27% who say the alerts are Very Effective. Only 12%, however, feel Amber Alerts are not very or Not At All Effective. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on August 8-9, 2013 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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