Americans Say Manchester-like Attack Likely in U.S.
Most Americans think it’s likely a terrorist attack comparable to the Manchester bombing will happen in the United States, but they're not afraid to attend big events.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 77% of American Adults believe it’s at least Somewhat Likely there will be a terrorist attack in the United States in the next year like the one in Manchester, England, including 36% who feel it’s Very Likely. Fifteen percent (15%) feel it’s Not Very or Not At All Likely a similar terrorist attack will happen in the country in the next year. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on May 23-24, 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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