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Questions - Dress Code and Religion - June 11-12, 2013

64% Think Business Owners Should Be Able to Set Dress Codes for Customers
41% Believe Supreme Court Too Hostile Towards Religion, 15% Too Friendly
57% Think Churches Essential to Healthy Communities
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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted June 11-12, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports


1* Should owners of restaurants, delis, and other businesses that serve the public be allowed to establish dress codes for people who want to enter their facility?

2* Some businesses require that their customers dress modestly and don’t allow people wearing clothing such as very low cut tops, bare midriffs, and extremely short skirts into their establishments. Should businesses that serve the public be allowed to require that their customers dress modestly?

3* On another topic, is the Supreme Court today too friendly towards religion, too hostile to religion, or is the balance about right?

4* Some churches provide a variety of community services ranging from food banks and disaster relief to running schools and hospitals. Generally speaking, is it good for a community to have churches provide such services or is it bad?

5* Suppose a community had absolutely no churches or religious presence. Is it possible to have a healthy community without churches?

6* Sometimes the deeply held religious views of churches conflict with the views of others. A church wants to provide community services, should it be allowed to follow its own beliefs or should it be required to adhere to the views of the larger community?

7* Some churches provide a community service by running hospitals. If performing an abortion violates that church’s deeply held religious beliefs, should the church hospital be forced to perform abortions




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