Many Americans say they feel the United States is about as safe from potential terrorism now as it was before the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, according to a new Hill-HarrisX poll.
A plurality of registered voters, 47 percent, said they feel the safety of the U.S. is comparable to the period before 9/11, while 35 percent said they think it is more safe now and 18 percent said it is less safe.
The survey found some differences in opinion about the period after the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon based on one’s political affiliation.
A majority of Republicans in the poll, 54 percent, said they feel more safe from terrorist attacks in the years following 9/11, while just 24 percent of Democrats and 29 percent of Independents said the same.
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