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Questions - California Mass Murders - May 30-31, 2014

52% Think More Help for the Mentally Ill Will Help Deter Mass Killings


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 National Survey of 1,000 Adults

Conducted May 30-31, 2014
By Rasmussen Reports

1* How closely have you followed recent news reports about a mass murder in southern California?

2* What will do the most to reduce the number of mass murders like the one in California?

3* Is it possible to keep people diagnosed with mental illness under stricter control and observation without violating their personal freedoms?

4* Who should be most responsible for stricter control and observation of the mentally ill?

5* Has someone in your immediate family been professionally diagnosed with a mental illness?

6* Does the media cover mass murders like the one in southern California too much or not enough? Or is the level of coverage about right?

7* How would you rate the media coverage of the mass murder in southern California?

8* Does the media coverage of mass murders inspire other people to commit violent acts?

9* Can a free society like ours ever be made completely safe from a mass murder like the one in southern California?

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