|Year||All||Conservatives||Middle of road||Liberals|
|It is morally wrong to back military dictatorships that deny basic rights, even if we have military bases in those countries.||1974||74||69||75||80|
|The United States may have to support some dictators because they are friendly toward us and opposed to the Communists.||1982||63||68||65||58|
|We should take a more active role in opposing the policy of apartheid--that is, racial segregation--in South Africa.||1974||34||28||31||52|
|Support total or partial economic sanctions on South Africa||1986||57||54||56||67|
|How the Soviet Union handles the treatment of Jews or other minority groups is a matter of internal Soviet politics and none of our business.||1974*||41||47||38||41|
|The U.S. should put pressure on countries which systematically violate basic human rights.||1974*||68||65||71||71|
Differences significant at the .001 level unless indicated otherwise by asterisk [*].