National Survey of 1,000 Likely
Conducted April 6-7, 2010
By Rasmussen Reports
1* How important is America’s nuclear weapons arsenal to the country’s national security?
27% Somewhat important
11% Not very important
3% Not at all important
4% Not sure
2* Should the United States reduce the number of nuclear weapons in its arsenal?
16% Not sure
3* Should the United States halt the development of new nuclear weapons?
21% Not sure
4* If a non-nuclear country attacks the United States with chemical or biological weapons should U.S. policy prohibit the use of nuclear weapons in response?
20% Not sure
5* How likely is it that other countries will reduce their nuclear weapons arsenal and development in response to the actions taken by the United States?
7% Very likely
31% Somewhat likely
35% Not very likely
19% Not at all likely
7% Not sure
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence