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Would you be willing to have facial recognition technology collect and store your image while on public school grounds in order to deter crime?

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Some school districts in the US have begun to adopt facial recognition technology on campus, to help prevent crime happening on campuses. Would most Americans be willing to have this technology collect and store their image while on public school grounds?

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38% say they would be willing to have facial recognition technology collect and store their image while they're on school grounds

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A slightly larger number (43%) would not be willing to do so

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Republicans (44%) are more likely than Democrats (39%) and Independents (34%) to say they would be willing to submit to this practice

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Which of the following would you have the most difficulty giving up?

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Lent begins later this week. Many Americans will be observing 40 days of Lent by fasting and giving up certain luxuries like chocolate, TV, soda, social media, and other things. What would Americans find most difficult to give up?

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29% say giving up watching TV/streaming would be the most difficult sacrifice for them

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19% say caffeine would be the most difficult thing to give up for 40 days

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11% say chocolate would be the most difficult thing to give up, while an equal number (11%) say it's social networking

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7% say soda, 6% say alcohol, and 5% say fast food would be the most difficult thing to sacrifice for 40 days

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Will you be celebrating Mardi Gras?

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Today is Mardi Gras. Do Americans have plans to celebrate Mardi Gras (also called Fat Tuesday)?

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13% of US adults have plans to celebrate the occasion

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25-to 34-year-olds are especially likely (22%) to say they plan to celebrate Mardi Gras

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Most (79%) do not plan to celebrate Mardi Gras

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YouGov Daily

Tuesday, February 25

Lent starts tomorrow. What would Americans find most difficult to give up for 40 days?

Welcome to YouGov Daily, where we bring you new data every day on politics, entertainment, and other topical issues.

Would you be willing to have facial recognition technology collect and store your image while on public school grounds in order to deter crime?

Some school districts in the US have begun to adopt facial recognition technology on campus, to help prevent crime happening on campuses. Would most Americans be willing to have this technology collect and store their image while on public school grounds?

38% say they would be willing to have facial recognition technology collect and store their image while they're on school grounds

A slightly larger number (43%) would not be willing to do so

Republicans (44%) are more likely than Democrats (39%) and Independents (34%) to say they would be willing to submit to this practice

Which of the following would you have the most difficulty giving up?

Lent begins later this week. Many Americans will be observing 40 days of Lent by fasting and giving up certain luxuries like chocolate, TV, soda, social media, and other things. What would Americans find most difficult to give up?

29% say giving up watching TV/streaming would be the most difficult sacrifice for them

19% say caffeine would be the most difficult thing to give up for 40 days

11% say chocolate would be the most difficult thing to give up, while an equal number (11%) say it's social networking

7% say soda, 6% say alcohol, and 5% say fast food would be the most difficult thing to sacrifice for 40 days

Will you be celebrating Mardi Gras?

Today is Mardi Gras. Do Americans have plans to celebrate Mardi Gras (also called Fat Tuesday)?

13% of US adults have plans to celebrate the occasion

25-to 34-year-olds are especially likely (22%) to say they plan to celebrate Mardi Gras

Most (79%) do not plan to celebrate Mardi Gras

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