More people have a favorable view of the police and law enforcement agencies than the Black Lives Matter movement, according to a national poll.
Sixty-nine percent have either a very favorable view or a favorable view of the police, a poll conducted by Harvard University’s Center for American Political Studies showed. The Black Lives Matter movement garnered favorability of 45%, with 39% saying they had an unfavorable or very unfavorable view.
Topping the list of the institutions with high favorability was the U.S. military at 78%, then Amazon at 72%, and the FBI at 60%. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had 58% favorability.
People have become more trusting of political parties, as 53% approve of the Republican Party and 55% approve of the Democratic Party, the poll showed. Read more…