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CNN Anti-Gun Poll

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by Nick Burkhardt, Aug 29, 2014.

  1. Nick Burkhardt

    Nick Burkhardt NE Oregon Well-Known Member

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    CNN poll: "Should children learn to shoot guns under adult supervision?"

    Currently 2 to 1 say No

    Total votes: 291 Come on, time to vote. The poll is way down in the lower right corner of the page.

    http://edition.cnn.com/
     
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  2. bnsaibum

    bnsaibum Corvallis, OR Well-Known Member 2015 Volunteer

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    As of now it is 65/35 against with 339 votes.









    ETA: And also notice like the last CNN gun poll I voted on it is in the "International" Edition.
     
  3. mo1826

    mo1826 Idaho Member

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    Thanks for posting. Still 65 to 35 when I submitted. Only like 340 votes though
     
  4. ConcealedCarrie

    ConcealedCarrie People's Republic of Washington Member

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    A 12 year-old in Oklahoma shot an intruder with a family pistol (a G22, I think).

    I wonder what fate these "No" voters would have preferred for her.
     
  5. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    Another asinine poll! If they want a topical poll, why not be a little more precise?
    Answer, because they want to ban all guns eventually and like to spread anti-gun propaganda.

    Should young kids be allowed to shoot full auto guns? No!, poll results 95%! See that would make too much sense.
     
  6. Doc In UPlace

    Doc In UPlace Tacoma-ish Well-Known Member

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    As opposed to what, learning to shoot all by themselves or unsupervised? Pretty poor framing of the question, may be confusing to some 'voters'.
     
  7. 3MTA3

    3MTA3 DMZ between Liberty and Tyranny Behind Enemy Lines Bronze Supporter

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    I didn't think that many people read or watched CNN.
     
  8. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    I do, as well as Fox, Breitbart, Savage, and a rotation of network so called news shows. Even MSNBC! No sense hiding my head in the sand on what the public is being fed.
     
  9. nehalemguy

    nehalemguy Vernonia Well-Known Member

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    Judging by the number of participants in the poll I'd say you are correct.

    E
     
  10. etrain16

    etrain16 Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Yeah, a whole 538 votes - but still 2 to 1 say "NO" to children shooting guns. It would be nice to get a bunch more "YES" votes added if nothing more than to spite anti-gun CNN.
     
  11. bnsaibum

    bnsaibum Corvallis, OR Well-Known Member 2015 Volunteer

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    I have heard from others that some of the pro votes are not counted. I have not checked myself.
     
  12. RVTECH

    RVTECH LaPine Well-Known Member

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    Yea, kind of a nonsensical question - like asking "Do you think it's a good idea to stop beating your wife and kids?"
     
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  13. Just Jim

    Just Jim Well-Known Member

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    CNN is laying off 550 people because of falling ratings, nobody believes what they say anymore.
     
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  14. Mikej

    Mikej Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Stupid poll! I'm not sure a child of four should be shooting fire arms, supervised or not. A child of 15 should by all means be allowed to shoot fire arms with supervision. I'd say your doing poor job of parenting if you own/shoot fire arms and don't familiarize your kids with them at a certain age.

    Stupid polls! o_O

    Mike
     
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  15. AMProducts

    AMProducts Maple Valley, WA Jerk, Ammo Manufacturer Silver Supporter

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    What's CNN?

    That aside, apparently they prefer children should be taught how to shoot by hardcore gang members...
     
  16. kisskissbangbang

    kisskissbangbang Pdx New Member

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    Really ridiculous so called poll.
    Still voted yes.
     
  17. balaperdida

    balaperdida eastern idaho Well-Known Member

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    Being an old guy who was shooting guns in the 1950's, I would have needed to answer "yes" and "no". "Yes" to learning to shoot under adult supervision. "No" to shooting under adult supervision. I did the former, seldom the latter.
     
  18. BigStick

    BigStick Sherwood, OR Well-Known Member

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    It is now only 52% no. But I agree, what a stupid question. Who should they learn to shoot under the supervision of? Because the guy that got killed and sparked this poll was an "experienced" trainer. I guess we shouldn't be able to touch guns until we are 21, right? That way we can go real crazy on our 21st birthday and get smashed and smash stuff with bullets for the first time on the same night.
     
  19. Just Jim

    Just Jim Well-Known Member

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    Funny, why do they do a poll when nobody watches CNN.:D
     
  20. Riot

    Riot Benton County, Washington Well-Known Member

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    51% to 49%