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Toplines - Terrorist Trial in NYC - November 15-16, 2009

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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted November 15-16, 2009

By Rasmussen Reports

1* How closely have you followed news reports about the decision to try suspected terrorists in a civilian court in New York City?

39% Very closely
36% Somewhat closely
17% Not very closely
6% Not at all
2% Not sure

2* Do you favor or oppose the decision to try the terrorist detainees linked to 9/11 in a civilian court rather than before a military tribunal?

29% Favor
51% Oppose
19% Not sure

3* While they are being tried, should suspected terrorists be given all the rights of U.S. citizens?

14% Yes
76% No
10% Not sure

4* How confident are you that New York City will be safe and secure during the trial of the suspected 9/11 terrorists?

20% Very confident
38% Somewhat confident
28% Not very confident
10% Not at all confident
4% Not sure

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