Public Reaction to Supreme Court Decisions

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Appendix B
Survey Instruments Included in the Analysis

How many days in the past week did you watch the news on TV?

How many days in the last week did you read a daily newspaper? How many days in the last week did you discuss politics with friends or family members?

Next, I'd like to ask your opinion on a few issues being discussed in the news lately. We understand that most people may not have the time or interest to follow every issue in the news. However, we are interested in knowing how you feel about a few of these issues, how much time you spend thinking about these issues, and how important they are to you.

Center Moriches: Do you feel that a religious group ought to be allowed to use public school facilities after school hours if other community groups are allowed to use the facilities, or do you believe that a church should not be allowed to use the school facilities?

Monroe: Do you believe that it is all right for school districts to be specially created for a community sharing a common religious faith, or do you believe that there should not be special consideration of religious beliefs when creating school districts?

Oklahoma: Do you think Oklahoma's gasoline tax should be collected on gasoline sold by Native Americans on tribal land, or do you think the government should not be involved in tribal business?

Oregon: Do you think the government should protect the habitat of endangered species with strict building restrictions? Or, do you think the government goes too far in protecting endangered species?

After the issue-specific questions, these four follow-up questions were asked:

Do you hold this opinion very strongly, strongly, or not so strongly?

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