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TABLE 17
Assessments of U.S. Foreign Policy Decisions by Republicans, Democrats, and Independents in the FPLP Surveys of U.S. Opinion Leaders, 1976-1992

[% Agree strongly or Agree somewhat]

"Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with each statement."
YearAll respondentsRepublicansDemocratsIndependents
The freedom to dissent at home inhibits the effective conduct of U.S. foreign policy 1976 28 40 19 40
1980 27 35 20 28
1984 27 40 26 28

Busing children in order to achieve school integration 1984 37 12 59 36
1988 40 17 62 36
1992 38 16 69 34

Banning the death penalty 1984 33 11 54 31
1988 35 13 55 31
1992 33 10 55 28

Reviving the Equal Rights Amendment 1984 56 29 77 56
1988 55 31 74 50
1992 53 31 74 50

Barring homosexuals from teaching in public schools 1984 38 60 22 37
1988 33 55 15 33
1992 28 48 14 27

Differences significant at the .001 level for all items.




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