54% Oppose Transgender Sports Trend
President Biden sparked controversy by signing an executive order mandating that transgender athletes be allowed to compete in girl’s and women’s sports, a move that most Americans oppose.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that only 32% of American Adults favor allowing transgender students to participate on the sports teams of the gender they identify with. Fifty-four percent (54%) oppose transgender participation on sports teams of the opposite sex. Fourteen percent (14%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on February 24-25, 2021 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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