Emily Swanson | November 20, 2009
Based on what you know about the health care reform legislation being
considered right now, do you favor or oppose the plan?
35% Favor, 51% Oppose (chart)
Do you think abortion procedures should or should not be covered by private
37% Should, 51% Should not
Do you favor or oppose the amendment to the health care reform bill that
passed the U.S. House of Representatives last week that prevents any federal
funds from being used for abortions?
50% Favor, 38% Oppose
If an individual receives financial assistance from the federal government
to purchase private health insurance, do you think they should or should not be
able to buy an insurance plan that covers abortion procedures?
39% Should, 52% Should not
On the issue of abortion, would you say you are more pro-life or more pro-choice?
47% Pro-life, 44% Pro-choice
How do you think the recent shooting incident at the Army installation in
Fort Hood, Texas where 13 people were killed is most accurately described -- as
an act of terrorism or as a killing spree?
44% Act of terrorism, 49% Killing spree
Do you think it is more likely that alleged Fort Hood shooter Nidal Hasan
was a Muslim extremist protesting U.S. foreign policy or that he was just
someone who went nuts and shot at his co-workers?
38% Protesting U.S. foreign policy, 45% Just went nuts
There have been reports that some people who knew Nidal Hasan could see
there was something wrong but did nothing. Do you think they kept silent mainly
because they didn't want to be accused of being prejudice against his religion
or mainly because they did not think he was really that dangerous?
46% Didn't want to be seen as prejudiced, 38% Didn't think of him as dangerous
Do you think the medical testing of the swine flu vaccine was done as
quickly as possible while still making sure the vaccine is safe, or was the
testing for the vaccine done too quickly so that people can't be sure it is
45% Done quickly while being safe, 40% Too quickly, can't be sure it's safe