Voters Think Islamic Religious Leaders Need to Speak Out More for Peace
Unlike President Obama, U.S. voters think the United States is at war with radical Islamic terrorism and remain wary of the Islamic religion as a whole.
Half (49%) of Likely U.S. Voters still believe Islam as practiced today encourages violence more than most other religions, although that’s down slightly from 52% earlier this year. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 29% say that’s not true, while 21% are undecided. (To see survey question wording,click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on November 23-24, 2015 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 byPulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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