Support or Oppose: Requiring public school students and staff to wear masks when on campus (August 2021)

Support or Oppose: Requiring public school students and staff to wear masks when on campus (August 2021)

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Strongly support47%
Somewhat support9%
Neither support nor oppose8%
Somewhat oppose7%
Strongly oppose28%
Don't know/No opinion1%

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CategoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Strongly support87%39%17%
Somewhat support8%8%10%
Neither support nor oppose3%14%10%
Somewhat oppose1%4%13%
Strongly oppose1%35%50%
Don't know/No opinion0%1%1%

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CategoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Strongly support84%78%91%
Somewhat support9%13%6%
Neither support nor oppose4%4%2%
Somewhat oppose1%2%1%
Strongly oppose2%3%0%
Don't know/No opinion0%1%0%

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CategoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Strongly support14%25%14%
Somewhat support6%13%10%
Neither support nor oppose11%9%10%
Somewhat oppose16%20%7%
Strongly oppose51%33%58%
Don't know/No opinion2%0%2%

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CategoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Strongly support85%58%17%
Somewhat support9%7%10%
Neither support nor oppose3%12%9%
Somewhat oppose1%7%11%
Strongly oppose2%13%53%
Don't know/No opinion0%2%1%

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CategoryLean liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Strongly support73%88%92%
Somewhat support18%4%7%
Neither support nor oppose2%5%0%
Somewhat oppose4%1%0%
Strongly oppose3%1%2%
Don't know/No opinion0%1%0%

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CategoryLean conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Strongly support18%12%21%
Somewhat support23%8%4%
Neither support nor oppose10%10%7%
Somewhat oppose15%12%8%
Strongly oppose33%57%59%
Don't know/No opinion1%1%1%

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CategoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Strongly support37%76%59%
Somewhat support8%12%9%
Neither support nor oppose7%4%10%
Somewhat oppose9%4%4%
Strongly oppose37%3%18%
Don't know/No opinion1%1%0%

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CategoryMaleFemale
Strongly support41%53%
Somewhat support8%10%
Neither support nor oppose8%7%
Somewhat oppose10%5%
Strongly oppose33%24%
Don't know/No opinion1%1%

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CategoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Strongly support62%44%36%
Somewhat support13%8%4%
Neither support nor oppose6%8%9%
Somewhat oppose3%9%8%
Strongly oppose15%31%40%
Don't know/No opinion1%0%2%

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Category18-2930-4445-6465+
Strongly support53%46%47%46%
Somewhat support11%13%6%7%
Neither support nor oppose9%9%7%6%
Somewhat oppose10%4%6%9%
Strongly oppose15%27%33%30%
Don't know/No opinion1%1%1%1%

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CategoryNo HSHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Strongly support57%49%43%52%45%53%
Somewhat support8%7%11%4%11%9%
Neither support nor oppose13%10%7%6%7%8%
Somewhat oppose3%9%6%5%8%5%
Strongly oppose19%24%32%32%29%26%
Don't know/No opinion0%1%1%1%1%0%

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CategoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Strongly support42%42%56%59%
Somewhat support9%11%7%6%
Neither support nor oppose7%10%6%7%
Somewhat oppose6%9%7%7%
Strongly oppose35%27%23%20%
Don't know/No opinion1%2%0%1%

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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 support36%44%68%32%
Somewhat support9%12%5%4%
Neither support nor oppose9%7%3%25%
Somewhat oppose5%8%6%11%
Strongly oppose39%28%18%27%
Don't know/No opinion0%1%0%2%

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