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Thinking about the U.S.’ anti-terrorism efforts, which of these do you consider worse?

  • Releasing terrorists who could harm the U.S. from detention

    55%
  • Wrongly detaining innocent people

    35%
  • Not sure

    9%

A report on the CIA’s post-9/11 interrogation program found that at least 22 percent of prisoners were wrongly detained, including several who were subjected to torture. Do you think this is:

  • Acceptable – some mistakes are unavoidable

    27%
  • Unacceptable – some mistakes are unavoidable, but that number is too high

    33%
  • Unacceptable – the U.S. should never subject an innocent person to torture

    30%
  • Not sure

    10%

Which comes closest to your view about parents giving their children’s teachers gifts for the holidays?

  • Parents should give gifts to their children’s teachers

    9%
  • It’s nice for parents to give gifts to their children’s teachers, but not necessary

    72%
  • Parents should not give gifts to their children’s teachers

    13%
  • Not sure

    6%

Are you planning to give a present to any of your child’s teachers for the holidays this year?

  • Yes

    8%
  • No

    12%
  • Not sure

    6%
  • Does not have a child under 18

    74%

Below are a list of some tactics used against suspected terrorists by the CIA’s post-9/11 detention and interrogation program, according to a new report. Do you think it is acceptable or unacceptable for the U.S. to slap or punch a detainee?

  • Acceptable

    44%
  • Unacceptable

    35%
  • Not sure

    21%

Below are a list of some tactics used against suspected terrorists by the CIA’s post-9/11 detention and interrogation program, according to a new report. Do you think it is acceptable or unacceptable for the U.S. to slam a detainee into a wall?

  • Acceptable

    40%
  • Unacceptable

    41%
  • Not sure

    19%

Below are a list of some tactics used against suspected terrorists by the CIA’s post-9/11 detention and interrogation program, according to a new report. Do you think it is acceptable or unacceptable for the U.S. to force a detainee to be nude?

  • Acceptable

    37%
  • Unacceptable

    44%
  • Not sure

    19%

Below are a list of some tactics used against suspected terrorists by the CIA’s post-9/11 detention and interrogation program, according to a new report. Do you think it is acceptable or unacceptable for the U.S. to deprive a detainee of sleep?

  • Acceptable

    55%
  • Unacceptable

    30%
  • Not sure

    16%

Below are a list of some tactics used against suspected terrorists by the CIA’s post-9/11 detention and interrogation program, according to a new report. Do you think it is acceptable or unacceptable for the U.S. to waterboard a detainee?

  • Acceptable

    35%
  • Unacceptable

    45%
  • Not sure

    20%

Below are a list of some tactics used against suspected terrorists by the CIA’s post-9/11 detention and interrogation program, according to a new report. Do you think it is acceptable or unacceptable for the U.S. to threaten to harm a detainee’s family members?

  • Acceptable

    30%
  • Unacceptable

    55%
  • Not sure

    15%

Below are a list of some tactics used against suspected terrorists by the CIA’s post-9/11 detention and interrogation program, according to a new report. Do you think it is acceptable or unacceptable for the U.S. to threaten a detainee with physical or sexual violence?

  • Acceptable

    31%
  • Unacceptable

    51%
  • Not sure

    18%

Below are a list of some tactics used against suspected terrorists by the CIA’s post-9/11 detention and interrogation program, according to a new report. Do you think it is acceptable or unacceptable for the U.S. to keep a detainee inside a coffin-sized box for several days?

  • Acceptable

    28%
  • Unacceptable

    52%
  • Not sure

    20%

Below are a list of some tactics used against suspected terrorists by the CIA’s post-9/11 detention and interrogation program, according to a new report. Do you think it is acceptable or unacceptable for the U.S. to feed a detainee by pumping food into his anus?

  • Acceptable

    11%
  • Unacceptable

    73%
  • Not sure

    16%

Do you think the CIA has been truthful about its use of torture against suspected terrorists?

  • Mostly truthful

    10%
  • Somewhat truthful

    23%
  • Not very truthful

    27%
  • Not at all truthful

    22%
  • Not sure

    18%

How worried are you, if at all, that you or someone in your family will become a victim of gun violence?

  • A great deal

    13%
  • Somewhat

    26%
  • Not so much

    35%
  • Not at all

    21%
  • Not sure

    5%

How worried are you, if at all, that a mass shooting could happen in your community?

  • A great deal

    11%
  • Somewhat

    28%
  • Not so much

    41%
  • Not at all

    14%
  • Not sure

    6%

Do you think most mass shootings in the United States could be prevented?

  • Yes

    47%
  • No

    27%
  • Not sure

    25%

As you may remember, in December 2012, 26 people were killed in a mass shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut. Since then, do you think American society has:

  • Gotten better at preventing gun violence

    9%
  • Not changed in its ability to prevent gun violence

    63%
  • Gotten worse at preventing gun violence

    18%
  • Not sure

    11%

Do you think the media pays:

  • Too much attention to mass shootings

    44%
  • About the right amount of attention to mass shootings

    33%
  • Not enough attention to mass shootings

    12%
  • Not sure

    11%

Which comes closest to your view of how police officers SHOULD be treated by the criminal justice system?

  • More leniently than other citizens

    6%
  • Equally to other citizens by the criminal justice system

    73%
  • More harshly than other citizens by the criminal justice system

    15%
  • Not sure

    6%

If a police officer is in a dispute with an unarmed civilian, who bears more responsibility to keep the situation from escalating?

  • The officer

    75%
  • The civilian

    14%
  • Not sure

    11%

Do you think it should be legal for police officers to use chokeholds?

  • Yes

    30%
  • No

    45%
  • Not sure

    26%

How closely have you followed the news about an incident this summer in which a New York City man named Eric Garner died after a police officer put him in a chokehold, which is banned by the NYPD?

  • Very closely

    25%
  • Somewhat closely

    41%
  • Not very closely

    25%
  • Not at all closely

    10%

Have you watched the video footage taken by a bystander of Eric Garner’s confrontation with the police officer?

  • Yes

    64%
  • No

    23%
  • Not sure

    3%
  • Not following the news

    10%