Americans' Surprising Take on Islam

A new poll shows that Americans have not turned anti-Islam

This would seem to be a bleak time for Muslims in America. They've been targeted for police questioning, singled out on airplanes, seen mosques vandalized and heard popular religious figures such as Franklin Graham describe Islam as "evil." Not surprisingly, surveys show that Muslims believe other Americans don't like them.

Americans' View of Islam
Does Islam teach respect for beliefs of non-Muslims?
Yes 42%
No 22%
No opinion 38%
Does Islam encourage violence or is it a peaceful religion?
Violent 14%
Peaceful 57%
No opinion 29%
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