68% Support Government-Recognized National Day of Prayer
Congress 60 years ago established the National Day of Prayer, celebrated throughout the nation today, and 68% of American Adults favor federal government recognition of the special day.
Twenty-four percent (24%) of Americans are opposed to the government recognizing a National Day of Prayer, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The national survey of 1,000 Adults nationwide was conducted May 1-2, 2012 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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