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Toplines - Nuclear Weapons II - August 8-9, 2010

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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted August 8-9, 2010

By Rasmussen Reports


1* How important is America’s nuclear weapons arsenal to the country’s national security?


51% Very important
26% Somewhat important
11% Not very important
  4% Not at all important

  8% Not sure


2* Should the United States reduce the number of nuclear weapons in its arsenal?


27% Yes
57% No
16% Not sure


3* Should the United States halt the development of new nuclear weapons?


31% Yes
46% No
24% Not sure


4* How likely is it that other countries will reduce their nuclear weapons arsenal and development in response to the actions taken by the United States?


13% Very likely
24% Somewhat likely
41% Not very likely
14% Not at all likely
  8% Not sure


NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence