A Nation Divided on Transgender Military Ban
The Supreme Court has allowed the Trump administration’s ban on transgender service members in the military to go into effect, and it continues to be a particularly divisive issue for Americans, especially along party lines.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 43% of Likely U.S. Voters favor allowing transgender people to serve openly in the military. Just as many (44%) oppose it, but 13% are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on January 22-23, 2019 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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