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Birching of female offenders (POLL FOR WOMEN)


This poll is concerned with women's views on the use of birching as punishment for female offenders. Please also vote on the poll for birching of male offenders.

These polls are intended to record women's views. If you're a man please vote on the alternative polls for the birching of male offenders and of female offenders.

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Are you be in favour of birching being used as a form of punishment for female offenders?
<FONT COLOR="red">Yes, please answer the red questions only</FONT>
<FONT COLOR="lime">No, please answer the green questions only</FONT>
Do you consider yourself a recent victim of crime?
Yes
No
Do you think that birching female offenders would help reduce crime?
Yes
No
Do you think that birching is barbaric and inappropriate for use in the 21st century?
Yes
No
Would you be in favour of birching being used as a form of punishment for female prison inmates?
Yes
No
Do you consider yourself a recent victim of crime?
Yes
No
Do you think that birching female offenders would help reduce crime?
Yes
No
Do you think that birching offenders would be more satisfactory to the victims of crime than other forms of punishment?
Yes
No difference
No
If instead of being fined a female offender was birched do you think she would be?
Less likely to reoffend
No difference
More likely to reoffend
If instead of being jailed a female offender was birched do you think she would be?
Less likely to reoffend
No difference
More likely to reoffend
Do you think that birching should take place
In private
Witnessed by the victims of the crime
In public
What do you think the lower age limit should be set at for a female offender to be liable for birching?
Less than 15
15
16
17
18
21
Do you think a female offender should be sentenced to birching after a first offence of shop lifting?
Yes
No
Do you think a female offender should be sentenced to birching after a third offence of shop lifting?
Yes
No
Do you think a female offender should be sentenced to birching after a first offence of car theft?
Yes
No
Do you think a female offender should be sentenced to birching after a third offence of car theft?
Yes
No
How many strokes of a birch do you think a female offender should be sentenced to for repeatedly vandalising a persons car?
Birching not appropriate
1 - 5 strokes
6 - 10 strokes
11 - 15 strokes
16 - 20 strokes
21 - 30 strokes
31 - 50 strokes
More than 50 strokes
Would you also be in favour of birching being used on females as a form of punishment for serious offences in schools/colleges?
Yes
No
This poll was created on 2004-04-04 06:38:56 by Marl