Friday, August 22, 2014
Americans favor the use of international courts for crimes against humanity but have more confidence in a verdict reached by courts in this country. The Palestinians hope to have Israel tried for such crimes at the International Criminal Court, but Americans tend to think that's a bad idea.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 62% of Likely Voters favor the use of international courts for crimes such as genocide and war atrocities. Just 14% oppose the use of such courts. One-in-four (23%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on August 20-21, 2014 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.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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