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Questions - Color Coded Threat Warnings - January 27-28, 2011

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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters

Conducted January 27-28, 2011

By Rasmussen Reports



1* How closely have you followed recent news reports about the federal government’s color-coded Homeland Security threat warnings?


2* Which of the following colors represents the highest threat level….orange, yellow, purple, red or blue?


3* Have the color-coded threat warnings helped make America safer from terrorism?


4* The federal government is abandoning the color-coded threat warnings. Do you favor or oppose the government decision to abandon the color-coded threat warnings?


5* The government has largely focused security efforts on air travel. Should the government shift its focus and put more emphasis on the terrorist threat to rail, ships and mass transit?


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