Poll: American voters oppose Iran deal 2-1

Poll: American voters oppose Iran deal 2-1

American voters oppose 57 – 28 percent, with only lukewarm support from Democrats and overwhelming opposition for Republicans and independent voters, the nuclear pact negotiated with Iran, according to a Quinnipiac University national poll released today.

Voters say 58 – 30 percent the nuclear pact will make the world less safe, the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University Poll finds.

Opposing the Iran deal are Republicans 86 – 3 percent and independent voters 55 – 29 percent, while Democrats support it 52 – 32 percent. There is little gender gap as men oppose the deal 59 – 30 percent and women oppose it 56 – 27 percent.

American voters agree 65 – 27 percent with Pope Francis’ call for action to address climate change. Support is 84 – 9 percent among Democrats and 67 – 27 percent among independent voters. Republicans disagree with the Pope 48 – 40 percent. Men agree with the Pope 62 – 32 percent and women agree 68 – 22 percent.

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