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Toplines - Nuclear Weapons - April 6-7, 2010

National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted April 6-7, 2010

By Rasmussen Reports

1* How important is America’s nuclear weapons arsenal to the country’s national security?

56% Very important
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?

31% Yes
53% No
16% Not sure

3* Should the United States halt the development of new nuclear weapons?

34% Yes
45% No
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?

25% Yes
55% No
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