National Survey of
1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted August 22-23, 2014
By Rasmussen Reports
1* How closely have you followed recent news reports about a journalist killed in the Middle East?
2* Should the U.S. government hunt down journalist James Foley's killer?
3* If tried and convicted in a U.S. court, should Foley's killer be given the death penalty?
4* Should the U.S. government pay ransoms to release hostages held by terrorists?
5* Is it the responsibility of the U.S. government to protect and, if necessary, rescue U.S. journalists who are working in dangerous areas?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence