Results for - Juvenile or Adult

1,895 voters participated in this survey

1. Recently, in the county where I live, an 8 year old girl was shot by her 11 year old neighbor using his father's 12 gauge shotgun. This was reportedly due to the fact that the little girl refused to show him her puppy. Have you heard about this?

Yes
29%
550 votes
No
62%
1,169 votes
Undecided
3%
55 votes
Not Applicable
6%
121 votes

2. He was arrested on first degree murder charges, and it was later determined that he would be tried as a juvenile. Do you think this is appropriate?

Yes. He is only 11 years old.
42%
796 votes
No. He should be tried as an adult.
24%
457 votes
Unsure
33%
621 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
21 votes

3. Do you think this child can be successfully rehabilitated and return to society as a productive citizen?

Yes
26%
493 votes
No
21%
390 votes
Undecided
47%
890 votes
Not Applicable
6%
122 votes

4. Do you think that if an underage perpetrator is tried as an adult and convicted, that he/she should be exempt from the death penalty?

Yes
40%
764 votes
No
17%
331 votes
Undecided
33%
627 votes
Not Applicable
9%
173 votes

5. Do you think being underaged is akin to having a get out of jail free card? I mean, do you think the kids see it as--- I can get away with anything because I am a minor. At 21, it is like it never even happened.

Yes
34%
644 votes
No
27%
511 votes
Undecided
31%
585 votes
Not Applicable
8%
155 votes
10/10/2015 Living 1895 50 By: darr13

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