Poll: Majority Say Congressional Hearings on Alleged Extremism in American Muslim Community ‘Good Idea’

But 7-IN-10 Say Congress Should Not Single Out American Muslim Community

VIEWS ON CONGRESSIONAL HEARINGS INVESTIGATING ALLEGED EXTREMISM IN AMERICAN MUSLIM COMMUNITY

A majority (56%) of Americans say that the upcoming Congressional hearings to investigate alleged extremism in the American Muslim community are a good idea, compared with 29% who say they are a bad idea. Approval of the hearings varies considerably by political and religious affiliation.