Most Americans Support Open Transgender Military Service

Most Americans Support Open Transgender Military Service

Most Americans Support Open Transgender Military Service

That's including 55% of voters in military households who support transgender service, according to the poll.

"Voters say a soldier is a soldier, no matter what his/her gender identity is", Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac poll, said in a statement released with the survey results.

The June 8 national poll found Merkel challenges Trump as leader of free world; voters oppose GOP health care bill nearly 4-1.

It was much of the same in Gallup's daily job approval tracker, which indicated on August 2 that 60 percent of Americans disapproved of Trump's performance while just 36 percent approved.

This poll comes weeks after it was suggested by that Donald Trump was "historically unpopular" for a president at this stage in his presidency, according to analysis from FiveThirtyEight.

A majority of Republicans, 60 percent, oppose allowing transgender people to serve in the military.

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Additionally, an overwhelming number of Americans - 89 percent - believe that employer discrimination based on sexual orientation should be illegal.

81 - 14 percent of voters, including 76 - 17 percent among Republicans, said there should be bipartisan hearings on any new healthcare law to replace Obamacare.

Quinnipiac recorded two favorable assessments of Trump's performance: almost two out of three voters (58 to 39 percent) said the president is "a strong person" and, similarly (55 to 42 percent), they said they believe he is intelligent.

Replacing the current healthcare system with a single payer system in which Medicare covers every American citizen is a good idea, voters said 51 - 38 percent. "The message: Start over and do it right".

The nationwide poll of 1,125 voters was taken from July 27 to August 1; it has a margin of error of 3.4 percentage points.

Frequently cited by journalists, public officials and researchers, the independent Quinnipiac University Poll regularly surveys residents in Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Iowa, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and nationwide about political races, state and national elections, and issues of public concern, such as schools, taxes, transportation, municipal services and the environment.

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