The mainstream media would have you believe that President Trump’s travel ban for terror prone countries is largely unpopular among American voters. A new poll by Rasmussen shows that 52% of Americans believe that the travel ban is in fact a ban on terrorists, not Muslims.
“The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 50% of Likely U.S. Voters favor temporarily barring entry to the United States of people from Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen until the federal government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists from coming here. Forty-one percent (41% ) are opposed. (To see survey question wording, click here)”
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“Critics of the travel ban say it is aimed at blocking Muslims from entering the United States, and 39% agree. Fifty-two percent (52% ) say Trump’s order is aimed instead at keeping out terrorists. The seven Muslim-majority countries in question were identified by the Obama administration as terrorist havens.”
The survey of 1,000 likely voters was conducted on June 4- 5 by Rasmussen Reports.
The Rasmussen poll shows “Most continue to believe Islamic leaders should do more to promote peace in their faith, but voters are evenly divided now over whether Islam encourages violence more than other religions.”, which is certainly another promising sentiment not addressed by the MSM (other than Fox) that bears mentioning.
It is encouraging to see that the majority of Americans sympathize with the President’s agenda to limit terror by controlling immigration from select countries. The consequences, if the travel ban is not instated, are clear as day in the recent attacks in the UK. Perhaps the results of this poll suggest that America is not doomed to end up like Europe and Canada after all.