Results for - New York Times Calls For Outlaw of Guns

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The New York Times sent a strong message in its first front-page editorial in nearly a century, by calling for an outlaw of the type of rifles used in the San Bernardino shooting massacre. The massacre left 14 people dead. Arthur Sulzberger, Jr., the Times Publisher, said that the editorial was placed on the front page "to deliver a strong and visible statement of frustration and anguish about our country’s inability to come to terms with the scourge of guns."

1. Are you familiar with this news story?

Yes, I am familiar with this news story
25%
576 votes
No, I am not familiar with this news story
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N/A
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215 votes

2. Are you surprised that the New York Times sent such a strong message about gun control in the United States?

Yes, I am surprised
18%
403 votes
No, I am not surprised
57%
1,293 votes
I am undecided
12%
281 votes
N/A
13%
299 votes

3. Do you think guns should be banned across the United States?

Yes, I think guns need to be banned in the United States
28%
648 votes
No, I do not think guns need to be banned completely in the United States
48%
1,089 votes
I am undecided
13%
286 votes
N/A
11%
253 votes

4. Do you think that banning guns across the United States will reduce shooting massacres from taking place?

Yes
28%
645 votes
No
46%
1,037 votes
Undecided
15%
350 votes
Not Applicable
11%
244 votes

5. Do you think guns will eventually be banned all across the United States?

Yes
16%
356 votes
No
51%
1,167 votes
Undecided
22%
507 votes
Not Applicable
11%
246 votes
12/07/2015 Living 2276 85 By: Tellwut

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