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Questions - Guantanamo - April 15-16, 2013

23% Want to Close Guantanamo Prison for Terrorists
51% Favor Imprisoning Terrorist Suspects Even Without Evidence to Convict
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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted April 15-16, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* How closely have you followed recent news reports about the Guantanamo prison camp for terrorists?

 

2* Is the Guantanamo prison camp closed now?

 

3*  The United States has been criticized by many other countries for holding suspected terrorists outside the U.S. court system at the Guantanamo Naval Base in Cuba.  Should the Guantanamo prison camp be closed?

 

4*  The United States will continue to imprison suspected terrorists it considers a danger even if there is insufficient evidence to convict them. Do you favor or oppose this policy? 

 

5* If the Guantanamo prison camp is closed and some prisoners are transferred to other countries, how concerned are you dangerous terrorists will be set free?

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence