Most Adults With School-Aged Kids Support Arming Teachers
A proposal has been made to give bonuses to teachers who are specially trained to have guns in schools. Americans in general are torn about whether that’s a good idea, but a majority of adults with school-aged children like it.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 43% of American Adults favor a proposal to have trained teachers with guns in schools, while 48% oppose such a proposal. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on February 25-26, 2018 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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