Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #20557
 
1Do you think the Boy Scouts of America should or should not allow gay scouts into the organization?
500 AdultsAllGenderAgeRace
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.4%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOther
Should57%48%67%67%50%55%60%39%61%48%
Should Not37%49%25%26%46%39%35%46%39%38%
Not Sure5%3%8%7%4%6%5%16%1%13%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%50%50%36%39%25%60%5%23%12%
 
 
2Do you think the Boy Scouts of America should or should not allow gay troop leaders into the organization?
500 AdultsAllGenderAgeRace
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.5%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOther
Should47%41%53%61%39%40%47%30%52%48%
Should Not47%56%37%34%54%54%47%69%45%42%
Not Sure6%3%10%5%7%7%7%1%3%10%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%50%50%36%39%25%60%5%23%12%
 
 
3Should the decision whether or not to allow gay scouts or leaders into Boy Scouts be made by individual troops? Or the national organization?
500 AdultsAllGenderAgeRace
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.3%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOther
Individual Troops27%21%32%33%25%20%27%37%28%19%
National Organization62%68%56%54%63%71%62%48%63%64%
Not Sure12%11%12%13%12%9%11%15%9%17%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%50%50%36%39%25%60%5%23%12%
 
 
4Is it acceptable ... or unacceptable ... for the United States to use military drone strikes against terrorist targets in foreign countries?
500 AdultsAllGenderAgeRace
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.2%MaleFemale18-3435-5455+WhiteBlackHispanicOther
Acceptable67%76%58%57%70%77%71%83%56%61%
Unacceptable15%12%17%20%12%11%11%2%22%24%
Not Sure19%12%25%23%19%12%18%15%22%15%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%50%50%36%39%25%60%5%23%12%