Opposition to unauthorized editing peaks among unmarried adults, those who are not born-again Christians, those with annual household incomes $25,000 or less and 18- to 34-year-olds; interest in renting such films is lowest among men, those without kids at home, adults aged 65 and up, the unmarried, and those who are not born-again Christians.
|Should be allowed||Yes||No|
|Children <12 at home||49||47|
|No kids at home||41||52|
|All likely to rent||All||Very|
|Children <12 at home||46||24|
|No kids at home||34||19|
Given the interest in such products, a compromise doesn't seem impossible: Films, after all, long have been edited -- with Hollywood participation -- for viewing on airline flights.
This ABC News poll for American Movie Classics was conducted by telephone Jan. 26-30, 2005, among a random national sample of 1,002 adults. The results have a three-point error margin. Sampling, data collection and tabulation was done by TNS of Horsham, Pa.
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