National Survey of
1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted December 13-14, 2014
By Rasmussen Reports
1* How closely have you followed recent news reports about the United States’ use of unmanned drone aircraft?
2* The U.S. government has been using unmanned drones to kill al-Qaeda and Taliban terrorists overseas. Do you favor or oppose the United States’ use of drone aircraft to kill terrorists?
3* (Answered by 707 Likely Voters who Favor U.S. Use of Drone Aircraft to Kill Terrorists) Should the U.S. government increase or decrease the use of unmanned drones to kill terrorists or should the level of drone use stay about the same?
4* How concerned are you that innocent civilians are sometimes killed in drone attacks – very concerned, somewhat concerned, not very concerned or not at all concerned?
5* How likely is it that U.S. drones overseas have killed more innocent civilians than the U.S. government is officially reporting – very likely, somewhat likely, not very likely or not at all likely?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence