Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted December 19-20, 2012
By Rasmussen Reports
1* How closely have you followed news stories about the recent shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut?
2* Is there too much individual freedom in America?
3* Should there be a ban on the purchase of semi-automatic and assault type weapons?
4* Should people diagnosed with mental illness be placed under stricter control and observation?
5* Suppose that only government officials such as the police and military personnel were allowed to have guns. Would that be good for America or bad for America?
6* Suppose that government officials were allowed to ban movies and video games with excessive violence. Would that be good for America or bad for America?
7* Would you feel safer moving to a neighborhood where nobody was allowed to own a gun or a neighborhood where you could have a gun for your own protection?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence