State poll finds support for armed officers in schools.
By Landmark News Service
Monday, January 14, 2013 at 6:00 am (Updated: January 14, 6:00 am)
Nearly half of Virginia voters favor stricter state gun laws and two-thirds support putting armed police officers in public schools, according to a new statewide poll released last week.
In the Quinnipiac University survey, a majority of registered voters voiced support for national bans on assault weapons and sales of high-capacity magazines. But 50 percent of voters believe gun ownership helps protect people from crime.
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