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@ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...7yrs

No, targeting Muslims is unconstitutional, racist, and incendiary

 @JonBSimConstitutionfrom Kentucky  disagreed…3mos

No, this decision should be based on crime rates instead of race or religion

Muslim isn't a race.

@ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...7yrs

No, this decision should be based on crime rates instead of race or religion

@ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...6yrs

No, but police should increase surveillance and patrol of all high crime neighborhoods

@ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...7yrs

@ISIDEWITHDiscuss this answer...7yrs

Yes, until the frequency of terrorist attacks by Muslim extremists decrease

@4PLZY2Bfrom Kansas  answered…2yrs

@8Y6KCD4 from Kentucky answered…11mos

Yes, and local police should increase surveillance and patrol of all neighborhoods with high crime rates regardless of race or religion.

@4PWL4TSfrom Maine  answered…2yrs

Their should be no Muslim neighbourhoods as they breed terrorism and intolerance as we have seen in Europe. Immigrants should be evenly distributed throughout the country and forced to integrate with the current population.

@5446QWQfrom District of Columbia  answered…2yrs

@4XKBDJYLibertarianfrom Texas  answered…2yrs

Wider latitude for action by highly trained individuals. the average police officer has too low of an IQ to be trusted

@4Q27D47from California  answered…2yrs

No, But law enforcement should be allowed to criminally profile, not racially profile.

@546SBLYfrom Florida  answered…2yrs

Yes, but only if their neighborhoods are proving suspect, or if they're showing legit higher crime rates. But it is incendiary and racist. It needs to stop. Perhaps cash-incentivizing Muslims to turn in fellow Muslim terror suspects.

 @JonBSimConstitutionfrom Kentucky  disagreed…3mos

No, this decision should be based on crime rates instead of race or religion

racist

Muslim isn't a race.

@4TXL84Yfrom Tennessee  answered…2yrs

Yes. Islam is NOT a religion, it is a socio-political ideology masquerading as a religion. No problem at all banning it.

 @JonBSimConstitutionfrom Kentucky  disagreed…3mos

No, this decision should be based on crime rates instead of race or religion

Islam is NOT a religion

It is a socio-political ideology...which is tied to a theological structure.

Almost like communism.

@4PN6YBGfrom Idaho  answered…2yrs

yes we are being invaded from within all we have to do is listen to briton communities and see what will happen here, the united states was based on christianity that is why most immigrated here those who immigrate to the u. s. need to intigrate within our communities, celebrate thier religions and customs but realize they have moved to a christian nation and respect our way of life and not try to change us or we will retaliate with a vengance

 @sophmiller2004 from Ohio commented…9mos

The US was founded on immigrants and people of different cultural backgrounds. We should accept people for who they are and where they come from. We are all human after all.

@d3batesfrom Massachusetts  answered…2yrs

No, targeting Muslims is unconstitutional, Islamophobic, and incendiary and would provide ISIS with ammunition to accuse the U.S. of a conspiracy against Islam

@4PP4LXSfrom Pennsylvania  answered…2yrs

No, just an illusion to create fear among the people and to bring about their new world order by bringing in martial law as a facade to protect the people when they are actually stripping us of our rights...they are just using a twisted cult of a religion such as Islam to do it..

@4PPC7LKfrom Pennsylvania  answered…2yrs

Neighborhoods with increased violence require increased surveillance no matter who lives there.

@4PMDWQRfrom Virginia  answered…2yrs

Only if they look sketchy. Constantly patrolling them will just make them angry and cause them to be more sneaky.

@4PRG5DSfrom Iowa  answered…2yrs

@4PZ6W3Jfrom Minnesota  answered…2yrs

Yes until they actively and publicly show they are against these atrocities. Just think - if Jews or Christians were cutting off people's heads, raping children there would be an outcry against that behavior by their respective leaders and members. We don't see that condemnation by Muslim leaders.

@4PYDJ88from Washington  answered…2yrs

As one who is not blind to the fact that it isn't anyone but Muslims who are blowing themselves up and committing modern acts of terrorism I cannot deny I would feel safer if there was greater watch over Muslim communities. However, because so very few of all Muslims actually possess the propensity to commit such acts that I can't justify discriminating communities of Muslim Americans in such a way.

@4PKT9DKfrom Arizona  answered…2yrs

All neighborhoods presenting a high probability of violence and crime should have increased patrols. The race and or religion makeup of those neighborhoods should not play a role

@4PL3N37from Missouri  answered…2yrs

No, targeting Muslims is unconstitutional, racist, and incendiary. However patrols should increase to improve relations in the Muslim community.

@4PP2YZKfrom Florida  answered…2yrs

We need to include more Muslims into the fabric of society so they feel safe enough to tell us about potential threats.

@59LZY99from South Dakota  answered…2yrs

No, government surveillance of muslim communities send a message to the public that muslims are collectively guilty for acts of terror. This leads to an increase of hate crimes against american muslims because it creates an "us vs. them" dichotomy. this Dichotomy also is counterproductive because it legitimizes the message of radical groups that "the United states is an enemy of islam" because this enemy creation works both ways.
Additionally there is no statistical evidence that proves any correlation with the teachings of islam and propensity to violence. In fact, the majority of terror attacks in the US are carried out by radical right wing groups such as the sovereign citizen movement. Therefore, focusing on muslim communities would divert finite resources from other, more effective means of counterterrorism.

@4PZT8P9from Wisconsin  answered…2yrs

no, just because a few Muslims have made bad choices doesn't mean they are all bad.

@4XJCVSDfrom North Carolina  answered…2yrs

Do you people even know the difference in a Muslim and a Wahhabi Muslim?

@4PLT4THfrom Michigan  answered…2yrs

No, increase surveillance of all neighborhoods with a high crime rate.

@4PYYD57from Guam  answered…2yrs

Conduct more SIGNIT and HUMIT activities while working together with Muslim leaders to properly educate the muslim population about Islam. Take a look at the Singaporean system e.g MUIS and ISD

@57YSJXVfrom Arizona  answered…2yrs

No, but ALL violent ideological adherents and associated organizations should be under surveillance. This includes some but not all interpretations of Islam and Christianity.

@4W4SHWVfrom Washington  answered…2yrs

We shouldn't even allow "Muslim neighborhoods", there should only be "American neighborhoods". Anyone who has demonstrated an unwillingness to adopt our culture should be expelled with great haste. Diversity is NOT our strength.

@4PKPPNKfrom Illinois  answered…2yrs

We should work with the Muslim community to identify potentially radically Muslims.

@545GLYVfrom New York  answered…2yrs

There should be a head Christian, *** and Muslim in the United States government to set an example of human decency and verbally make statements for that religion for the public's understanding of esch of these religions. Without communication the mission statement of any religion can be skewed to promote violence by criminally minded opportunists. Instead, raise bar centrally by having each large religion vote for a higher up we then direct our concerns to in our multi-ethnical country.

@4PWC5BLfrom Maine  answered…2yrs

Again-- asking such an imperial question- those who cast the quickest reply are doubtful the most considerate.
Certainly there should be vigilant consideration and factors should be considered which seem to increase the possibility of such occurring. Vilifying an entire religion premised that this is the only threat to the America people is asinine and foolish. It not only justifies those already angry folks who look for a scapegoat but creates a panic for those who are frightened. It causes hysteria. Causes panic. Eliminates long term thinking needed when processing critical consequence.

@4PKS8PCfrom Wisconsin  answered…2yrs

An increased police presence, not meaning surveillance. An increased police presence in the form of community officers gives the police a better idea of what is going on in a neighborhood. People begin to trust the officers and are more open to talking to them openly.

@4PLKRGDfrom Rhode Island  answered…2yrs

@4PLM4NNfrom North Carolina  answered…2yrs

The Muslim community should be encouraged to monitor within themselves for behaviors that may be signs of extremism

@4PSKB7Nfrom Pennsylvania  answered…2yrs

This is another extremely difficult question to answer. I would guess that 90% of all Muslims who enter the US are decent citizens with no desire to injure or otherwise damage people and places in this country--and the number of innocents may be even higher than that. The crux of the matter is that a few Muslims may enter the country with a specific mission to destroy, harm and otherwise wreck the peace and security of this nation. Thus, careful scrutiny of what may be fake passports must be maintained, and background checks carried out on those who would enter this country from Muslim locations--before they are permitted to enter.

@4PRQ6P3from Oregon  answered…2yrs

Until the Muslims have cleaned up the own neighborhoods and mosques and have acculurated to American way of life. No Dearborn antics. Then the police are going to have to assist in monitoring their communities. Once they have taken responsibility for themselves like adult citizens and shown themselves to be trustworthy citizens as a group then the police will no longer need to monitor them. So the responsibility is on the Muslims to clean their own house or have big brother looking down their necks.

@4PLSM5Xfrom Texas  answered…2yrs

Why are there "Muslim" neighborhoods? Police surveillance should be proportional to the degree of criminal activity in any neighborhood.

@4PKKSWQfrom California  answered…2yrs

Only if said Muslim neighborhood has been having suspicious activity that qualifies it for increased surveillance

@4PKTBCCfrom Nebraska  answered…2yrs

No, unless the authorities receive solid information to support such surveillance.

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