#1. Before today, had you ever heard the term “parental alienation”?
36% Yes 64% No
#2. Before today, did you know that parental alienation is a form of psychological abuse?
57% Yes 43% No
#3. Do you know anyone currently experiencing parental alienation?
63% Yes 37% No
#4. Did you know that parental alienation affects approximately 22 million people in the U.S.?
10% Yes 90% No
#5. Are you aware that currently no laws exist in Missouri preventing parental alienation?
22% Yes 78% No
#6. Are you aware that DFS, law enforcement, school counselors and other well-meaning professionals are often unknowingly recruited by an alienating parent to reinforce the abuse?
48% Yes 52% No
#7. Are you aware that well-being checks can be used as a weapon by an alienating parent to help indoctrinate a child into believing the other parent is bad?
51% Yes 49% No
#8. Did you know that a child who endures psychological abuse can suffer from anxiety, guilt, self-hatred, depression, low self-esteem, self-harm, drug or alcohol abuse, falling grades, inability to cope, inability to maintain relationships and suicide?
82% Yes 18% No
#9. Do you believe a punishment should be in place for a parent that utilizes DFS, counselors and/or any other professionals to help them make false allegations against someone?
83% Yes 17% No
#10. Are you aware that a statute already exists- State statute (RsMo code) 575.080-that makes giving a false report to any person– a Class B Misdemeanor?
42% Yes 58% No