48% Favor Delay in Transgender Military Enlistments
Nearly half of voters agree with a request by the heads of the Army, Air Force and Navy to delay military enlistments by transgender people pending further study.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that just 23% of Likely U.S. Voters think the U.S. military’s decision to allow openly transgender people to serve is good for the military. Thirty-one percent (31%) believe it’s bad for the military instead, while 38% say it has no impact. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on June 26-27, 2017 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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