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Rasmussen: 52 Percent Say Trump Travel Ban Anti-Terrorists, Not Anti-Muslim

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By    |   Tuesday, 06 Jun 2017 02:43 PM

Over half of voters believe President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban is a measure to screen out possible terrorists, not to keep Muslims out of the country, according to a Rasmussen Reports poll released Tuesday. 

The results:

  • 52 percent say the ban is anti-terrorist.
  • 39 percent say the ban is anti-Muslim.
  • 50 percent of the voters approve of the temporary ban from the U.S. of people from Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen.
  • 41 percent oppose it.

Breaking down the results by party affiliation:

  • 74 percent of Republicans believe the ban is anti-terrorist.
  • 56 percent of unaffiliated voters say the ban is anti-terrorist. 
  • 77 percent of Republicans favor the ban.
  • 50 percent of unaffiliated voters favor it.
  • 54 percent of Democrats say the ban is anti-Muslim. 
  • 64 percent of Democrats oppose the ban.

As for for whether the Supreme Court will uphold the travel ban after lower courts blocked it:

  • 50 percent believe the Supreme Court will uphold the ban.
  • 40 percent believe the court is not likely to uphold the ban.

The Rasmussen poll was conducted on June 4 and 5, 2017 among 1,000 likely voters.

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Over half of voters believe President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban order is a measure to screen out possible terrorists, not to keep Muslims out of the country, according to a Rasmussen Reports poll released Tuesday.
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