Toplines - Fort Hood - November 9-10, 2009
National Survey of
1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted November 9-10, 2009
By Rasmussen Reports
How closely have you followed news reports about the shooting incident at Fort
47% Very closely
36% Somewhat closely
16% Not very closely
1% Not at all
1% Not sure
2* Should the shooting incident be investigated by military authorities as a terrorist act or by civilian authorities as a criminal act?
Military authorities as a terrorist act
27% Civilian authorities as a criminal act
13% Not sure
3* If convicted, should Major Nadal Malik Hasan receive the death penalty?
16% Not sure
4* Starting now, should the army remove from active duty all officers like Major Nadal Malik Hasan who try to make contact with radical terrorist organizations such as al Qaeda?
17% Not sure
5* How concerned are you that the shooting at Fort Hood will prompt a backlash against Muslims serving in the military- very concerned, somewhat concerned, not very concerned, not at all concerned?
23% Very concerned
34% Somewhat concerned
29% Not very concerned
11% Not at all concerned
2% Not sure
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence