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More Americans Want School Officials Armed Than Assault Weapons Banned

Posted By admin On December 19, 2012 @ 5:30 pm In Featured Stories | Comments Disabled

Gallup [1]
December 19, 2012

PRINCETON, NJ — Americans are most likely to say that an increased police presence at schools, increased government spending on mental health screening and treatment, and decreased depiction of gun violence in entertainment venues would be effective in preventing mass shootings at schools. Americans rate the potential effectiveness of a ban on assault and semi-automatic guns as fourth on a list of six actions Gallup asked about.

Effectiveness of Approaches to Prevent School Violence

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