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Our May 2016 poll asked about one of the most controversial issues of the day: House Bill 2. Here is one of the poll questions and the responses:
Which of the following statements best reflects your view of the recently passed House Bill 2? (ROTATE)
56% House Bill 2 offers protection of individual privacy and safety in public restrooms and locker rooms, and protects the rights of business owners to make workplace decisions without government interference.
34% House Bill 2 unjustly discriminates against individuals based on their self-perceived gender and prevents cities from enacting ordinances that would provide open access to public restrooms and locker rooms.
8% Don’t Know
(Due to rounding, totals may not equal 100.)
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