On Friday, Rasmussen reported that 32 percent of likely U.S. voters, including a “slight” plurality of Republicans, support government monitoring of Muslims.
According to Rasmussen, a slight majority — 52 percent — oppose such a move, but 16 percent are undecided.
According to Rasmussen, those participating in the poll were asked: “Should most individual Muslims be monitored by the government as potential terrorists?”
GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump has been pilloried by many for reportedly suggesting a “database” to keep track of Muslims. Earlier this month, however, he backed down, saying the idea was not his, but a reporter’s.
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