Factor Most to Blame for School Shootings (April 2023)

Factor Most to Blame for School Shootings (April 2023)

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Insufficient restrictions on guns24%
Insufficient mental health resources11%
Poor enforcement11%
Poor parenting11%
Insufficient school security9%
Violence in popular culture8%
Failure to identify potential shooters6%
Drug use4%
Media attention4%
Law enforcement training3%
School building design2%

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Insufficient restrictions on guns45%23%8%
Insufficient mental health resources8%8%13%
Poor enforcement14%8%6%
Poor parenting7%8%16%
Insufficient school security4%12%13%
Violence in popular culture3%8%13%
Failure to identify potential shooters5%8%7%
Drug use4%0%5%
Media attention3%8%6%
Law enforcement training2%8%1%
School building design1%1%2%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Insufficient restrictions on guns41%40%47%
Insufficient mental health resources7%9%8%
Poor enforcement8%14%15%
Poor parenting9%12%5%
Insufficient school security7%4%3%
Violence in popular culture5%4%2%
Failure to identify potential shooters5%4%5%
Drug use0%5%6%
Media attention10%2%1%
Law enforcement training0%5%2%
School building design0%1%2%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Insufficient restrictions on guns3%12%9%
Insufficient mental health resources11%9%16%
Poor enforcement6%5%7%
Poor parenting18%16%15%
Insufficient school security14%14%13%
Violence in popular culture20%14%10%
Failure to identify potential shooters3%9%8%
Drug use6%2%5%
Media attention9%5%4%
Law enforcement training2%1%1%
School building design2%5%2%

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Insufficient restrictions on guns47%25%7%
Insufficient mental health resources10%8%14%
Poor enforcement10%15%9%
Poor parenting4%10%16%
Insufficient school security3%9%14%
Violence in popular culture4%8%11%
Failure to identify potential shooters8%7%5%
Drug use3%4%4%
Media attention4%3%6%
Law enforcement training2%4%2%
School building design1%1%3%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Insufficient restrictions on guns42%52%46%
Insufficient mental health resources11%5%15%
Poor enforcement6%13%9%
Poor parenting5%3%5%
Insufficient school security3%3%3%
Violence in popular culture5%3%3%
Failure to identify potential shooters11%7%7%
Drug use4%3%3%
Media attention10%1%1%
Law enforcement training2%2%2%
School building design0%1%2%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Insufficient restrictions on guns10%8%4%
Insufficient mental health resources10%13%18%
Poor enforcement18%7%4%
Poor parenting9%17%18%
Insufficient school security8%14%18%
Violence in popular culture8%12%12%
Failure to identify potential shooters1%5%6%
Drug use9%2%4%
Media attention7%7%3%
Law enforcement training1%3%3%
School building design8%2%2%

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Insufficient restrictions on guns23%31%23%
Insufficient mental health resources11%6%14%
Poor enforcement7%20%13%
Poor parenting14%5%8%
Insufficient school security11%7%9%
Violence in popular culture9%3%6%
Failure to identify potential shooters6%5%7%
Drug use2%7%6%
Media attention4%3%4%
Law enforcement training1%5%4%
School building design2%1%3%

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Insufficient restrictions on guns22%26%
Insufficient mental health resources10%12%
Poor enforcement11%11%
Poor parenting14%7%
Insufficient school security11%8%
Violence in popular culture8%8%
Failure to identify potential shooters6%7%
Drug use4%4%
Media attention5%4%
Law enforcement training2%3%
School building design2%2%

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Insufficient restrictions on guns29%25%13%
Insufficient mental health resources6%12%19%
Poor enforcement14%10%8%
Poor parenting10%10%13%
Insufficient school security9%9%13%
Violence in popular culture7%8%10%
Failure to identify potential shooters7%7%4%
Drug use4%4%3%
Media attention3%4%8%
Law enforcement training2%3%2%
School building design3%2%2%

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Insufficient restrictions on guns23%28%24%20%
Insufficient mental health resources13%14%11%8%
Poor enforcement15%12%11%6%
Poor parenting5%8%13%14%
Insufficient school security8%7%10%13%
Violence in popular culture3%5%10%13%
Failure to identify potential shooters6%8%4%9%
Drug use7%3%3%4%
Media attention9%3%3%4%
Law enforcement training2%4%3%0%
School building design4%2%1%1%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Insufficient restrictions on guns12%22%21%14%26%40%
Insufficient mental health resources17%11%15%12%11%7%
Poor enforcement17%9%12%13%11%11%
Poor parenting0%13%6%15%12%8%
Insufficient school security26%9%11%8%8%8%
Violence in popular culture5%8%6%9%6%14%
Failure to identify potential shooters10%4%7%6%9%4%
Drug use2%8%2%2%3%2%
Media attention0%4%6%9%3%2%
Law enforcement training0%3%5%1%1%2%
School building design0%2%2%1%3%0%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Insufficient restrictions on guns18%23%27%40%
Insufficient mental health resources11%9%14%16%
Poor enforcement12%11%11%9%
Poor parenting12%11%8%6%
Insufficient school security13%9%7%2%
Violence in popular culture9%9%9%4%
Failure to identify potential shooters6%5%10%7%
Drug use5%5%3%1%
Media attention3%8%4%2%
Law enforcement training3%2%3%3%
School building design2%2%1%3%

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CategoryThe Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word.The Bible is the word of God but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word.The Bible is a book written by men and is not the word of God.Don't know.
Insufficient restrictions on guns12%26%44%18%
Insufficient mental health resources10%11%11%22%
Poor enforcement12%11%10%12%
Poor parenting14%9%8%7%
Insufficient school security14%9%3%10%
Violence in popular culture9%8%5%9%
Failure to identify potential shooters6%7%8%4%
Drug use6%3%1%8%
Media attention3%6%4%2%
Law enforcement training4%2%1%6%
School building design2%3%1%0%

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