23 September, 2021

Are Capitol Rioters ‘Political Prisoners’? Many Voters Say Yes

Nearly half of voters agree with claims by organizers of a rally planned for Saturday in D.C. that those charged with participating in the January 6 Capitol riot are “political prisoners.”

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 49% of Likely U.S. Voters agree that protesters arrested during the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol are being held as “political prisoners,” including 30% who Strongly Agree. Forty-two percent (42%) disagree, including 33% who Strongly Disagree. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

 

Source: Are Capitol Rioters ‘Political Prisoners’? Many Voters Say Yes – Rasmussen Reports®