POP Quiz: How Many Americans Believe There’s a ‘War On Police’ … 19%, 39%, or 59%?

Written by Wes Walker on September 17, 2020

With violence against law enforcement a nightly feature on the news, it won’t surprise anyone that there’s been growing belief that there is a ‘war on police’. That belief has now been quantified.

After months of kissing BLM’s caboose, Democrats are NOT going to like what this poll says about levels of support for police among Black voters. They’ve been completely on the wrong side of the issue.

The felons and agitators may agree with them, but the ordinary citizens, not so much.

Most voters believe there is a war on police in America today and want to make attacks on cops punishable as a hate crime. Blacks worry most that these attacks will make their communities less safe.

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The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 59% of Likely U.S. Voters think there is a war on police going on. That’s up from 43% two years ago and up from a previous high of 58% in 2015. Just 29% disagree, while 12% are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

Fifty-nine percent (59%) also support the adoption of a Blue Lives Matter law in their state that would make attacks on police and first responders a hate crime and increase the penalties for such attacks. That’s unchanged from 2016 when Louisiana became the first of more than a dozen states to adopt such a law. Only 25% oppose a Blue Lives Matter law where they live. Sixteen percent (16%) are not sure. —Rasmussen

With blatant acts of craven violence like we saw with the attack on those two deputies, and the soulless ghouls that hoped for their deaths the public is seeing just how unfairly the police have been treated, and how morally bankrupt these agitators calling for ‘justice’ really are.

Maybe it was a bad idea to make a hero out of someone who had a restraining order against him for an allegation of sexual assault against his ex.

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