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Parental Fear About School Safety Back to Pre-Newtown Level
The percentage of U.S. parents who fear for their children's safety at school has dropped to 24%, a level not seen since before the 2012 Newtown, Connecticut, massacre.
In U.S., Support for Assault Weapons Ban at Record Low
Americans' support for a ban on assault rifles is the lowest in Gallup's 20-year trend, at 36%.
U.S. Parents' Fears for Child's Safety at School Unchanged
In the U.S., 28% of parents of school-aged children express concern for their child's physical safety at school, while 13% say their children have expressed fear about feeling unsafe at school.
How High Will Terrorism Concerns Rise, How Long Will They Last?
The Orlando massacre Sunday may cause Americans once again to say terrorism or guns are the nation's most important problem, as they did last December after the Paris and San Bernardino attacks.
Americans' Desire for Stricter Gun Laws Up Sharply
A majority of Americans (55%) say there should be stricter laws regarding gun sales, a sharp rise from last year. Most Americans, however, still do not think there should be a ban on handguns for those not in the police.
Three in 10 U.S. Parents Worry About Child's Safety at School
Three in 10 U.S. parents say they fear for their child's safety at school -- similar to recent years, but lower than after Columbine and Sandy Hook. One in 10 parents say their child has expressed concerns about safety at school.
Less Than Half of Americans Support Stricter Gun Laws
After support for stricter gun laws spiked following the Newtown shooting, views about the sale of firearms have returned to what they were earlier in the decade. Americans still oppose a ban on handgun possession.
Fear for Child's Safety Nearly Back to Pre-Sandy Hook Levels
The percentage of U.S. parents who say they fear for their child's safety at school has fallen to 27% after being elevated for more than a year following the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, in 2012.
Solid Majority of Americans Closely Following VA Scandal
Most Americans say they are following the Veterans Affairs scandal closely, but few approve of the president's handling of the matter. Providing better care and firing all VA employees top a list of how Americans would fix the department.
State of the Union: The Public Weighs In on 10 Key Issues
From immigration to gun violence, Gallup reviews where Americans stand on 10 policy issues and statements President Barack Obama made in his 2014 State of the Union address.