July 1991 - Center for Public Interest Polling

NEW JERSEYANS’ CONFIDENCE IN INSTITUTIONS AND ORGANIZATIONS

Overall, New Jerseyans’ confidence in a variety of institutions and organizations has gone up or is unchanged since 1984. The one exception is New Jersey state government, which shows a decline.  

Posted at 12:01 am July 28, 1991, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS EXPRESS CONCERN ABOUT RABIES; SUPPORT DOG AND CAT LICENSING AND VACCINATIONS

The rabies epidemic that is spreading across New Jersey has gained the attention of most state residents. Among those who have heard about the increase in this disease, close to 9-in-10 voice concern.  

Posted at 12:01 am July 21, 1991, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

MOST NEW JERSEYANS ENDORSE LIVING WILLS; MAJORITY DON’T WANT RESTRICTIONS ON CARE THAT CAN BE REFUSED

Nearly nine-in-ten (88%) New Jerseyans support the right of an individual to make a living will and three-quarters (76%) say they would exercise that right if they needed hospital care, according to the latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll. Also, by a margin of 52 percent to 34 percent, residents believe that there should not be restrictions on … Read more …

Posted at 12:01 am July 14, 1991, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Healthcare, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll

NEW JERSEYANS SUPPORT BAN ON SEMI-AUTOMATICS; AGREE THAT GUN LAWS SHOULD BE TOUGHER

A large majority (73%) of New Jersey residents say that they support the state law that bans the sale and purchase of semi-automatic assault weapons. The latest Star-Ledger/Eagleton Poll also shows that residents are about evenly divided over whether that law should be amended to allow current owners of banned weapons to keep them.  

Posted at 12:01 am July 7, 1991, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Gun Control, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll