Emily Swanson | February 10, 2010
2/2-8/10; 2,617 registered voters, 1.9% margin of error
Mode: Live telephone interviews
Obama Job Approval/Disapproval
Foreign Policy: 46 / 43 (chart)
Afghanistan: 51 / 39
Terrorism: 49 / 44
Do you think the U.S. is doing the right thing by fighting the war in Afghanistan now, or should the U.S. not be involved in Afghanistan now?
56% Right thing, 37% Shouldn't be involved
Which do you think is more important - to try 9/11 terror suspects in an open trial in civilian court so the world can see how the American system works or to try 9/11 terror suspects in military courts to better assure security of trials?
35% Civilian courts, 59% Military courts
Which do you prefer - to make sure that the 9/11 suspects receive the constitutional protections afforded in a civilian trial or to make sure that the 9/11 suspects are not eligible for all of those constitutional protections by having a military trial?
25% Receive protections, 68% Not eligible
As you may know, the accused Christmas Day attacker was advised of his right to remain silent by the FBI. Do you approve or disapprove of the accused Christmas Day attacker being advised of his right to remain silent?
52% Approve, 42% Disapprove
Federal law currently prohibits openly gay men and women from serving in the military. Do you think this law should be repealed or not?
57% Yes, 36% No
Some people say that not allowing openly gay men and women to serve in the military is discrimination. Do you agree or disagree?
66% Agree, 31% Disagree
Some people say that allowing openly gay men and women to serve in the military would be divisive for the troops and hurt their ability to fight effectively. Do you agree or disagree?
30% Approve, 65% Disapprove