Banning Syrian Refugees (February 2017)

Banning Syrian Refugees (February 2017)

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categorycolumn-1
Strongly support37%
Somewhat support17%
Somewhat oppose14%
Strongly oppose26%
Don't know6%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Strongly support8%33%65%
Somewhat support15%22%18%
Somewhat oppose18%21%9%
Strongly oppose51%11%6%
Don't know8%12%3%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Strongly support63%52%76%
Somewhat support17%19%17%
Somewhat oppose12%13%3%
Strongly oppose7%9%3%
Don't know0%7%1%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Strongly support4%15%7%
Somewhat support13%23%13%
Somewhat oppose20%21%15%
Strongly oppose61%33%55%
Don't know2%7%11%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Strongly support8%23%64%
Somewhat support7%22%18%
Somewhat oppose17%20%8%
Strongly oppose65%23%8%
Don't know3%12%2%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Strongly support41%61%77%
Somewhat support21%22%12%
Somewhat oppose17%12%0%
Strongly oppose17%4%10%
Don't know5%1%1%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Strongly support8%4%12%
Somewhat support13%9%0%
Somewhat oppose26%20%6%
Strongly oppose50%61%80%
Don't know3%5%1%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Strongly support9%62%76%
Somewhat support16%22%10%
Somewhat oppose17%7%6%
Strongly oppose52%6%7%
Don't know6%3%2%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Strongly support46%9%30%
Somewhat support17%23%14%
Somewhat oppose10%10%28%
Strongly oppose23%39%23%
Don't know4%18%5%

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categoryMaleFemale
Strongly support41%34%
Somewhat support16%17%
Somewhat oppose13%15%
Strongly oppose25%26%
Don't know5%7%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Strongly support25%41%46%
Somewhat support26%13%14%
Somewhat oppose11%17%13%
Strongly oppose30%25%19%
Don't know7%4%8%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Strongly support22%26%44%53%
Somewhat support21%18%16%12%
Somewhat oppose20%15%12%14%
Strongly oppose32%33%22%16%
Don't know6%8%5%5%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Strongly support40%43%35%36%35%28%
Somewhat support20%12%21%21%17%13%
Somewhat oppose9%16%12%17%13%18%
Strongly oppose20%21%26%19%30%36%
Don't know12%7%6%6%4%4%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Strongly support44%42%27%17%
Somewhat support18%17%26%7%
Somewhat oppose13%15%15%16%
Strongly oppose18%21%32%50%
Don't know7%6%1%9%

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categoryThe Bible is the word of God, to be taken literallyThe Bible is the word of God, not to be taken literallyThe Bible is a book written by men
Strongly support47%41%19%
Somewhat support18%21%10%
Somewhat oppose13%11%18%
Strongly oppose15%22%47%
Don't know7%4%5%

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