Support or Oppose Separating Children and Parents Who are Apprehended While Trying to Enter the U.S. Illegally (June 2018)

Support or Oppose Separating Children and Parents Who are Apprehended While Trying to Enter the U.S. Illegally (June 2018)

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categoryTotal
Strongly support16%
Somewhat support12%
Somewhat oppose13%
Strongly oppose44%
Don't know/No opinion14%

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categoryDemocratIndependentRepublican
Strongly support6%20%25%
Somewhat support4%8%21%
Somewhat oppose10%5%18%
Strongly oppose73%41%18%
Don't know/No opinion6%26%18%

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categoryLean DemocratNot very strong DemocratStrong Democrat
Strongly support7%4%7%
Somewhat support4%3%6%
Somewhat oppose13%18%5%
Strongly oppose74%63%76%
Don't know/No opinion3%12%6%

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categoryLean RepublicanNot very strong RepublicanStrong Republican
Strongly support35%10%29%
Somewhat support20%16%25%
Somewhat oppose21%21%16%
Strongly oppose11%33%13%
Don't know/No opinion13%20%19%

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categoryLiberalsModeratesConservatives
Strongly support5%9%28%
Somewhat support4%8%20%
Somewhat oppose8%14%17%
Strongly oppose79%48%18%
Don't know/No opinion5%21%17%

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categoryLeaning liberalSomewhat liberalExtremely liberal
Strongly support2%2%12%
Somewhat support3%6%3%
Somewhat oppose10%10%3%
Strongly oppose80%76%81%
Don't know/No opinion6%7%2%

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categoryLeaning conservativeSomewhat conservativeExtremely conservative
Strongly support12%27%38%
Somewhat support29%17%18%
Somewhat oppose18%20%13%
Strongly oppose27%18%13%
Don't know/No opinion15%17%17%

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categoryDemocratRepublicanTea Party
Strongly support6%24%37%
Somewhat support4%21%19%
Somewhat oppose9%19%14%
Strongly oppose75%19%16%
Don't know/No opinion5%16%14%

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categoryWhiteBlackHispanic
Strongly support18%15%14%
Somewhat support13%8%13%
Somewhat oppose16%12%8%
Strongly oppose41%50%47%
Don't know/No opinion12%15%18%

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categoryMaleFemale
Strongly support23%10%
Somewhat support14%11%
Somewhat oppose15%12%
Strongly oppose35%51%
Don't know/No opinion13%15%

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categoryUrbanSuburbanRural
Strongly support14%17%18%
Somewhat support9%13%15%
Somewhat oppose9%15%17%
Strongly oppose51%45%31%
Don't know/No opinion17%10%20%

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category18-2930-4445-6465+
Strongly support13%12%16%24%
Somewhat support12%12%12%14%
Somewhat oppose15%13%13%13%
Strongly oppose44%47%45%38%
Don't know/No opinion16%16%14%11%

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categoryNo high schoolHigh school graduateSome college2-year4-yearPost-grad
Strongly support8%21%18%19%13%14%
Somewhat support9%12%13%8%15%10%
Somewhat oppose14%10%17%13%14%11%
Strongly oppose24%41%38%49%48%58%
Don't know/No opinion45%16%13%11%10%8%

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categoryExtremely importantSomewhat importantNot very importantNot at all important
Strongly support20%15%11%15%
Somewhat support14%15%10%5%
Somewhat oppose14%11%16%10%
Strongly oppose34%44%49%65%
Don't know/No opinion18%15%14%6%

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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 support25%16%10%
Somewhat support13%16%5%
Somewhat oppose15%16%10%
Strongly oppose27%41%69%
Don't know/No opinion20%11%6%

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