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Americans Are Less Likely To Blame Games, Movies for Societal Violence

After the latest spate of mass shootings, Americans are less convinced than ever that violent video games and movies are to blame.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 39% of American Adults still believe violent video games lead to more violence in our society. Forty-three percent (43%) disagree, while 18% are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on August 6-7, 2019 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on August 6-7, 2019 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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