55% Think Women Should Be Allowed to Fight on the Front Lines
Monday, July 07, 2014
The U.S. Navy just named its first female four-star admiral last week,
and nearly half of voters think the growing role of women in military services is good for the military.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 48% of Likely U.S. Voters consider the growing role of women in the U.S. military a good thing. That’s up from 45% in April but generally in line with surveys since late last year. Seventeen percent (17%) think more women in the services is bad for the military, while 29% think it has no impact. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on July 2, 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.
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