A survey by a University of Iowa journalism class found UI students generally feel safe on campus and support the current campus weapons ban. The survey also looked into how students felt about proposed federal bans on high-capacity ammunition clips and semi-automatic rifles.
The poll was conducted by the Advanced Reporting and Writing: Polling Literacy and Public Affairs Journalism class taught by Stephen Berry, an associate professor of Journalism and Mass Communication and co-founder of IowaWatch.org. David W. Moore, former vice president of the Gallup Organization and a senior editor with the Gallup Poll for 13 years, assisted with the study.
Read more about the findings in an article by IowaWatch's Robert Maharry.This IowaWatch story appeared in The Gazette (Cedar Rapids, IA) and versions of it appeared on KCRG-TV (Cedar Rapids, IA) and KGAN-TV (Cedar Rapids, IA)