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This Week's 'New York NOW' Poll Question

What kind of a future do you see for public sector unions in New York State?

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Last Week's Results

Do you approve of the gun control legislation signed into law this week by Governor Cuomo?

Yes 58%

No 42%




Do you approve of the gun control legislation signed into law this week by Governor Cuomo?


Answer: No."NO to NYS SAFE ACT!" -Jim R., Cicero

Answer: No."This is completely wasted effort and misdirected effort. There is no concealed carry permit that allows a citizen who is not a police officer to carry a firearm on school grounds anyway. So it already was illegal and schools don't have the authority to override that. There have also been no incidents in NY of a teacher who is armed with a firearm, misusing that firearm in a school. And if there was a teacher who did want to do harm, and did legally own a firearm, you think this law would stop him or her from bringing it to school? A responsible, well trained and armed teacher could prevent countless death. More showboating and nothing actually getting accomplished." -Ben B., Albany

Answer: Yes."The fewer people with guns, the safer I am." -Kurt H., Schenectady

Answer: Yes. "Yes, it was long over due. Gov. Cuomo is finally doing what is needed on the gun's in New York State,but I believe it could go farther." -Elton V., Catskill

Answer: No."Nearly every piece of legislation related to gun ownership, purchase or possession from Gov. Cuomo and Albany has been aimed at the law abiding owner and creating difficulties for this small percentage of citizens. The by statistics are responsible for less than .003% of all firearm criminal acts in NYS and that is mirrored across the US." -Kevin W., Phoenix

Answer: No."It has been proven that more gun control does not reduce crime! When are the Dems going to get it." -Sam R., Richford

Answer: Yes."It needs to be even stronger." -D. Ann T., Harrisvile

Answer: Yes."Steps in the Right direction." -Tommy M., Croton-on-Hudson

Answer: Yes."Again, a common sense measure." -Frank B., Moreau

Answer: Yes."I approved of trying just about any type of gun control. However, I'd also like to see research on how new laws impact the crimes that occur. We need to do more, see what works and what doesn't work andthen do something else if necessary." -Tom J., Rochester

Disclaimer: This is not a scientific poll. It is not intended to be viewed as representative of general public opinion. Rather, results indicate the opinions of a self-selecting group of online respondents which may or may not be representative of more widespread public opinion.

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