Most See Pensacola Shootings As Terrorist Act
Most voters view the recent mass shooting by a Saudi aviation student at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida as terrorism. They also continue to question whether Muslims are treated unfairly in this country.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that just 23% of Likely U.S. Voters view the Pensacola shooting that left four dead and eight wounded as a criminal act. Fifty-four percent (54%) describe it instead as a terrorist act. Twenty-three percent (23%) are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted December 10-11, 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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