Most Americans Think Campus Groups Can Set Requirements For Their Officers
Tuesday, July 09, 2013
A Christian fellowship group at Tufts University in Boston has been downgraded on campus for requiring its leaders to share its conservative Christian beliefs including the belief that sex should only take place within heterosexual marriage.
But 62% of American Adults believe that a Christian organization on a college campus should be allowed to require that all officers of the club be Christian, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national survey. Twenty-seven percent (27%) don’t think these groups should be allowed to make such a requirement, while 12% are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The national survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on July 7-8, 2013 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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