Only 11% Think U.S. Can Ever Be Totally Safe from Terrorism
Most voters recognize that the United States can never be made completely safe from terrorist attacks like the one in Boston on Monday and think another terrorist attack is likely in this country within the next year.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 71% of Likely U.S. Voters believe it is at least somewhat likely that there will be another terrorist attack in the United States in the next year. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on April 17-18, 2013 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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