Half (50%) Believe ‘Schools Less Safe’

One third (35%) cite Lenient, Absent, or Poor Parenting as Primary Cause of Violence in Public Schools; Almost Half (44%) Believe School Board Policies on School Violence ‘Too Lenient’ While Two Thirds (65%) Believe in Hand Gun and Long gun Registry, just 38% Agree with Automatic 10-year Sentence for those caught with non-registered Handguns

Saturday, June 02, 2007

Toronto, ON – In light of the recent school shootings in Canada over the past two years, the results of a new Ipsos Reid poll conducted exclusively for CanWest News Service and Global National finds that fully half (50%) of Canadians say that schools in their community have become ‘less safe’ for the students attending them than...

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Half (50%) Believe ‘Schools Less Safe’

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