Support or Oppose: Efforts to Remove Books from Public School Libraries (April 2022)

Support or Oppose: Efforts to Remove Books from Public School Libraries (April 2022)

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Strongly support17%
Somewhat support19%
Somewhat oppose14%
Strongly oppose41%
Don’t know/No opinion10%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Strongly support3%10%30%
Somewhat support7%13%29%
Somewhat oppose12%19%14%
Strongly oppose72%40%16%
Don’t know/No opinion5%18%11%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Strongly support0%3%5%
Somewhat support5%12%6%
Somewhat oppose8%22%10%
Strongly oppose83%49%76%
Don’t know/No opinion4%14%2%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Strongly support36%14%32%
Somewhat support30%27%30%
Somewhat oppose13%20%13%
Strongly oppose11%22%16%
Don’t know/No opinion11%18%9%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Strongly support4%8%29%
Somewhat support5%13%30%
Somewhat oppose9%21%14%
Strongly oppose78%42%15%
Don’t know/No opinion3%15%11%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Strongly support3%1%10%
Somewhat support10%6%1%
Somewhat oppose15%10%3%
Strongly oppose67%79%85%
Don’t know/No opinion5%4%1%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Strongly support15%26%41%
Somewhat support41%30%25%
Somewhat oppose17%20%6%
Strongly oppose22%12%15%
Don’t know/No opinion6%12%13%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Strongly support20%4%15%
Somewhat support21%14%13%
Somewhat oppose12%27%15%
Strongly oppose37%49%45%
Don’t know/No opinion10%7%11%

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CategoryMaleFemale
Strongly support20%14%
Somewhat support24%14%
Somewhat oppose14%15%
Strongly oppose35%46%
Don’t know/No opinion8%11%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Strongly support14%18%19%
Somewhat support17%19%21%
Somewhat oppose15%14%14%
Strongly oppose43%42%33%
Don’t know/No opinion12%7%13%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
Strongly support14%13%18%21%
Somewhat support18%25%17%15%
Somewhat oppose16%14%14%14%
Strongly oppose42%37%42%42%
Don’t know/No opinion10%12%9%8%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Strongly support43%16%16%18%15%14%
Somewhat support4%17%16%22%21%23%
Somewhat oppose0%18%15%11%15%8%
Strongly oppose38%36%42%42%40%49%
Don’t know/No opinion14%12%10%7%8%7%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Strongly support30%13%6%4%
Somewhat support23%23%13%7%
Somewhat oppose15%13%21%10%
Strongly oppose24%38%52%73%
Don’t know/No opinion9%13%9%6%

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CategoryThe Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally, word for word.The Bible is the word of God but not everything in it should be taken literally, word for word.The Bible is a book written by men and is not the word of God.Don't know.
Strongly support32%18%3%12%
Somewhat support22%24%8%19%
Somewhat oppose16%15%10%25%
Strongly oppose20%33%74%24%
Don’t know/No opinion10%11%6%19%

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