Attitudes about the government's reach/overreach in its response to terrorism. 

Below are 24 questions from surveys in the ARDA that attempt to measure this concept. The ARDA staff further categorized these questions into 4 types:

[ Civil Liberties | Monitor Groups | Monitor Places | Secrecy ]

Mouse over a survey name to see further details on a survey. Click on "More" to see the response frequencies for a question, or click here to view all frequency tables.



Category 1:Civil Liberties
 

This question type asks the respondent the extent to which efforts to curb terrorism infringe on civil liberties.

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FIGHTTER from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007) - Instructional Dataset

Q39H from Baylor Religion Survey, 2005

FIGHTTER from Baylor Religion Survey, Wave II (2007)

INTRUDE from ABC News Views of Islam Poll, 2003

INVESTIG from ABC News Views of Islam Poll, 2003

RIGHTS from ABC News Views of Islam Poll, 2003

ANTITERR from News Interest Index / Religion Overflow, July 2005

TERRCURB from News Interest Index / Religion Overflow, July 2005

IDCARD from July 2003 Values Update Survey

PRGRMS1 from July 2003 Values Update Survey

SACCVLLB from July 2003 Values Update Survey


Category 2:Monitor Groups
 

Should the government be allowed to specifically monitor certain groups?

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QH6 from Muslim American Survey, 2007

MONACTS1 from State of the First Amendment Survey, 2002

MONMUSL from State of the First Amendment Survey, 2003

MONMUSL1 from State of the First Amendment Survey, 2003

MONTERR from State of the First Amendment Survey, 2003


Category 3:Monitor Places
 

Should the government be allowed to monitor certain places in an attempt to curb terrorism?

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MONITOR from ABC News Views of Islam Poll, 2003

LIBRREC from State of the First Amendment Survey, 2003

FBIPUBLC from ABC News Bishops Meeting Expectations Poll, June 2002


Category 4:Secrecy
 

This question type asks the respondent if the government should be allowed to maintain secrecy regarding its efforts to control terrorism.

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PUBTERR from State of the First Amendment Survey, 2006

SECTERR from General Social Survey, 1996

ACSSTER from State of the First Amendment Survey, 2005

SECTERR from General Social Survey, 1998

TERRINFO from State of the First Amendment Survey, 2004



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