Gallup poll at odds with Pew survey on how Americans feel about NSA surveillance

Pat Cunningham

A few days ago, I reported HERE on a Pew Research Center poll showing that a majority of Americans were supportive of National Security Agency tracking of phone records as safeguard against terrorism.

But now Gallup is out with a NEW SURVEY showing much different results:

More Americans disapprove (53%) than approve (37%) of the federal government agency program that as part of its efforts to investigate terrorism obtained records from U.S. telephone and Internet companies to “compile telephone call logs and Internet communications.”

These results are from a June 10-11 Gallup poll. Although the current survey context was different, ...

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