Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted January 10-11, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports
1* How closely have you followed news stories about the recent shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut?
2* Does the United States need to take more action to identify and treat mental health issues?
3* Does the United States need to place limits on violent movies and video games?
4* What will do the most to reduce the number of mass murders like the school shootings in Connecticut — stricter gun control laws, more action to treat mental health issues, or limits on violent movies and video games?
5* Is it possible to keep people diagnosed with mental illness under stricter control and observation without violating their personal freedoms?
6* Who should be most responsible for stricter control and observation of the mentally ill – the police, schools, other government agencies, families or medical professionals?
7* Should medical professionals be required by law to notify police about any mentally ill person they consider potentially violent?
8* Should a psychological evaluation be required for anyone to buy a gun?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence