US Public Supports Approve Stripping Americans who Support Terrorist Groups of Citizenship

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As you may know, Faisal Shahzad, a 30-year-old Pakistan-born resident of Bridgeport, Connecticut, who had become a U.S. citizen in 2009, has been charged with terrorism and attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction over the May 1 car bombing attempt in Times Square. A bill that is being discussed in Congress proposes that all Americans affiliated with a foreign terrorist group be stripped of their U.S. citizenship. Overall, do you approve or disapprove of this bill?

Approve 77%
Disapprove 12%
Not sure 11%

Source: Angus Reid Public Opinion
Methodology: Online interviews with 1,016 American adults, conducted on May 13 to May 14, 2010. Margin of error is 3.1 per cent.
 

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