How do you feel about the use of torture against suspected terrorists to obtain information about terrorism activities?

U.S. opinion poll on the use of torture against suspected terrorists 2016 This statistic shows the opinion of U.S. respondents on the use of torture against suspected terrorists, as of 2016. Four percent of Republican respondents and twenty-one percent of Democrat respondents thought the use of torture against suspected terrorists was never justified.
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DemocratRepublicanTotal
Often justified18%36%25%
Sometimes justified35%46%38%
Rarely justified26%14%21%
Never justified21%4%15%
DemocratRepublicanTotal
Often justified18%36%25%
Sometimes justified35%46%38%
Rarely justified26%14%21%
Never justified21%4%15%

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This statistic shows the opinion of U.S. respondents on the use of torture against suspected terrorists, as of 2016. Four percent of Republican respondents and twenty-one percent of Democrat respondents thought the use of torture against suspected terrorists was never justified.
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Release date
March 2016
Region
United States
Survey time period
March 22 to Mar 28, 2016
Number of respondents
1,976 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Method of interview
Online interview

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