Support Grows for States to Ignore the Federal Courts

The Supreme Court’s recent missteps are causing people to lose faith in the institution.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 33% of Likely U.S. Voters now believe that states should have the right to ignore federal court rulings if their elected officials disagree with them. That’s up nine points from 24% when we first asked this question in February. Just over half (52%) disagree, down from 58% in the earlier survey. Fifteen percent (15%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording,
—Rasmussen Reports

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