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Questions - Sandusky Trial - June 8-9, 2012

69% Believe Ex-Penn State Coach Guilty of Some Child Abuse Charges
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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted June 8-9, 2012
By Rasmussen Reports

1* How closely have you followed recent news stories about the trial of a former college football coach charged with child sexual abuse?

2* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable impression of Penn State University?

3* A former assistant football coach at Penn State University has been charged with multiple counts of child sexual abuse. From what you know of the case, is the former coach guilty of at least some of the charges against him?

4* How would you rate the media coverage of the Penn State child abuse case – excellent, good, fair or poor?

5* How serious a problem is child sex abuse in America today?

6* Should corrections systems be allowed to hold sex offenders indefinitely if they believe the offender will strike again?

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence