Attitude

Majority of Voters Believe Civil Rights Movement of 1960s Moved US Toward Founding Ideas of Freedom, Equality

Seventy percent (70%) of voters believe the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s helped the United States move closer to living out its founding ideals of freedom, equality, and self-governance.

A Scott Rasmussen national survey found that view is shared by 73% of Republicans and 73% of Democrats.

On the ideological front, 82% of the most liberal voters agree, along with 72% of the most conservative voters.

Seventy-seven percent (77%) of Hispanic voters agree with that perspective of the Civil Rights Movement, as do 71% of white voters and 58% of Black voters.

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