Topline - Sex Offender - September 13-14, 2010
National Survey of
Conducted September 13-14, 2010
By Rasmussen Reports
1* Do you favor or oppose a public registry for sex offenders?
10% Not sure
2* Should convicted sex offenders stay on a public registry after they have fulfilled their sentence and parole or probation period?
12% Not sure
3* Should it be against the law for a 17-year old boy to have sex with his 15-year old girlfriend?
14% Not sure
4* Should a 17-year-old boy who has sex with his 15-year-old girlfriend be on a sex offender registry?
9% Not sure
5* Should corrections systems be allowed to hold sex offenders indefinitely if they believe the offender will strike again?
15% Not sure
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence