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Conducted 7/8-13; surveyed 1,783 RVs; margin of error +/- 2.3% (release, 7/17).

SCOTUS Job Approval

 
-           All GOP Dem Ind Men Wom Wht Blk 8/16 5/07 12/05
Approve     39% 46% 34% 41% 46% 33% 42% 32% 45%  58%  50%
Disapprove  43  35  49  41  40  45  41  53  37   27   32

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Direction Of SCOTUS

-           All GOP Dem Ind Men Wom Wht Blk 8/16
Right dir.  33% 44% 25% 35% 40% 27% 35% 28% 39%
Wrong dir.  42  34  51  37  41  43  41  43  37

 
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Fav/Unfav

-           All     GOP     Dem     Ind     Men     Wom
J. Roberts  17%/ 7% 33%/ 2%  7%/ 9% 16%/ 6% 22%/ 7% 12%/ 6%

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How Important Are SCOTUS Appointments To Your WH '08 Choice?

-           All GOP Dem Ind Men Wom Wht Blk 8/16
Very        48% 55% 49% 42% 50% 47% 46% 54% 52%
Somewhat    39  32  41  42  36  41  40  35  36
Not at all  12  12   9  15  14  10  12  10  11

 
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Is SCOTUS Too Liberal/Conservative?

-               All GOP Dem Ind Men Wom Wht Blk 8/16 3/03
Conservative    31% 13% 51% 25% 31% 32% 29% 38% 29%  26%
Liberal         25  44  12  25  27  24  27  22  20   19
About right     33  36  27  39  36  31  34  27  37   46

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Should SCOTUS Only Consider The Original Intentions Of The Authors Of The Constitution, Or Consider Changing Times And Current Realities In Applying The Principles Of The Constitution?

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-                    All GOP Dem Ind Men Wom Wht Blk 8/16
Changing times       52% 35% 64% 53% 48% 55% 50% 62% 48%
Original intentions  40  59  27  40  46  35  42  30  43

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Should Abortion Be ___ In ___ Cases?

-               All GOP Dem Ind Men Wom Wht Blk 8/16 5/07
Legal/all       19% 11% 24% 20% 16% 21% 19% 20% 21%  17%
Legal/most      38  29  44  38  36  39  38  33  36   37
Illegal/most    24  32  17  27  28  21  24  26  24   26
Illegal/all     14  23  10  10  13  15  14  14  13   13

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Do You Agree/Disagree With The '73 Roe v. Wade SCOTUS Decision That Established A Woman's Right To An Abortion?

-           All GOP Dem Ind Men Wom Wht Blk 8/16 12/05 7/05
Agree       63% 43% 77% 65% 59% 66% 61% 73% 62%  63%   65%
Disagree    33  53  19  30  37  29  34  21  32   32    30

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In General, Do You Support/Oppose Same-Sex Marriage?

-           All GOP Dem Ind Men Wom Wht Blk
Support     36% 14% 47% 43% 31% 40% 37% 25%
Oppose      55  80  43  49  61  51  54  68

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Would You Prefer Same-Sex Couples Be Allowed Legally To Marry, Be Allowed To Legally Form Civil Unions But Not Marry, Or Not Be Allowed To Obtain Legal Recognition Of Their Relationships?

-               All GOP Dem Ind Men Wom Wht Blk
Civil unions    33% 35% 30% 37% 36% 30% 34% 23%
Marry           32  14  44  32  26  37  32  29
No recognition  29  45  21  26  32  26  29  40

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Should States Give Legal Recognition To Same-Sex Marriages Performed In Other States?

-       All GOP Dem Ind Men Wom Wht Blk
Yes     44% 19% 58% 48% 38% 49% 44% 38%
No      50  74  37  46  57  44  50  60

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Would You Support/Oppose A Law In Your State That Would Ban Same-Sex Marriage?

-           All GOP Dem Ind Men Wom Wht Blk
Support     45% 64% 32% 45% 48% 42% 45% 48%
Oppose      49  31  62  50  47  51  49  47

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Would You Support/Oppose Amending The U.S. Constitution To Ban Same-Sex Marriage?

-         All GOP Dem Ind Men Wom Wht Blk 11/06 12/04 7/04
Support   38% 56% 30% 34% 41% 35% 36% 51% 43%   43%   39%
Oppose    56  38  64  61  54  58  58  43  53    53    55

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Do You Support/Oppose Stricter Gun Control Laws?

-           All GOP Dem Ind Men Wom Wht Blk GunOwners
Support     54% 32% 72% 51% 43% 65% 50% 70% 37%
Oppose      40  63  23  43  54  28  45  26  57

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Would You Support/Oppose Amending The U.S. Constitution To Ban Individual Gun Ownership?

-           All GOP Dem Ind Men Wom Wht Blk GunOwners
Support     17%  9% 24% 14% 10% 23% 12% 34%  7%
Oppose      78  88  69  79  87  69  82  63  90

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Do You Favor/Oppose The Death Penalty For Persons Convicted Of Murder?

-           All GOP Dem Ind Men Wom 12/04 6/03 3/03
Favor       63% 75% 54% 66% 68% 58% 62%   65%  64%
Oppose      29  16  38  27  25  33  29    25   29

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Do You Favor/Oppose The Death Penalty For Persons Convicted Of Child Rape?

-           All GOP Dem Ind Men Wom
Favor       55% 61% 50% 55% 54% 55%
Oppose      38  29  46  39  38  39

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Which Punishment Do Your Prefer For Convicted Murderers?

-                 All GOP Dem Ind Men Wom 12/04 6/03 3/03
Death penalty     47% 60% 34% 51% 56% 39% 42%   44%  46%
Life w/o parole   44  32  58  35  35  51  46    45   47

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Do You Support/Oppose Giving Federal Money To Faith-Based Organizations To Help Them Run Social Programs?

-           All GOP Dem Ind Men Wom Wht Blk
Support     53% 52% 57% 52% 51% 56% 49% 76%
Oppose      41  43  39  43  46  38  45  21

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Should These Faith-Based Organizations That Receive Federal Money Be Able To Discriminate In Favor Of Hiring People Of Their Own Faith?

-       All GOP Dem Ind Men Wom Wht Blk
Yes     16% 27%  9% 15% 19% 13% 17% 14%
No      77  67  84  77  75  78  76  79

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This article appears in the July 17, 2008 edition of Latest Edition.

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