Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #20413
 
1Do you think teachers who are licensed to carry a handgun should? or should not? be allowed to carry their gun while in school?
800 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParent Of SchoolParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 3.5%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / YesNoRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Should41%48%34%50%49%38%30%50%33%43%33%26%**49%36%51%23%52%54%39%26%
Should Not56%50%62%47%47%60%67%47%64%53%66%74%**47%62%42%75%47%43%56%73%
Not Sure3%1%5%4%4%2%3%4%3%3%1%0%**4%2%7%2%1%3%5%1%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%47%53%24%21%23%32%45%55%80%8%9%2%37%60%32%37%26%27%39%22%
 
 
2Are you the parent of a school-aged child?
800 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParent Of SchoolParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 3.5%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / YesNoRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Yes37%34%40%57%76%28%5%66%14%35%39%54%**100%0%40%35%33%30%35%49%
No60%63%57%43%21%71%91%33%82%62%56%46%**0%100%56%63%65%66%62%50%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%47%53%24%21%23%32%45%55%80%8%9%2%37%60%32%37%26%27%39%22%
 
 
3If your child's teacher carried a handgun, would you feel your child was more safe? Less safe? Or no more or less safe than you now feel?
298 ParentsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParent Of SchoolParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 5.8%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicAsian / YesNoRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
More Safe40%47%35%52%37%24%**44%26%42%44%23%**40%**43%35%51%55%43%30%
Less Safe36%27%42%37%33%42%**35%40%34%19%60%**36%**30%44%26%28%28%52%
No More Or Less Safe22%23%22%11%29%30%**21%28%22%37%13%**22%**22%21%23%13%25%18%
Not Sure2%3%1%0%1%3%**1%6%2%0%5%**2%**5%0%0%3%3%0%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%0%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Parents100%43%57%36%43%17%4%79%21%76%9%13%2%100%0%34%34%23%22%36%28%
 
 
** Too few respondents of this type were interviewed for this data to be meaningful.