Four in five Californians view war on terror as priority after 9/11 attacks

Washington, Sept 8(ANI): A new poll has shown that four in five Californian voters have said the need to combat terrorism remains the same or has increased since the 9/ 11 terror attacks.

A USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll also revealed that only 13 percent respondents believed that the need to tackle terrorism after 9/11 attacks, has decreased, the Los Angeles Times reports.

About 46 percent respondents said that the US Government has maintained the right balance between restricting civil liberties and keeping the country safe, whereas 33 percent said it had committed excesses, and only 15 percent said it had not gone far enough.

About 46 percent respondents said the US is winning the war on terrorism, 39 percent were opposed to the view, and 15 percent were unsure, according to the poll.

About 47 percent of respondents said the US was safer after the 9/11 attacks, 40 percent said the danger level was about the same and 12 percent said the nation was less safe.

The USC Dornsife/Times poll, which surveyed registered voters in California from August 17 and 28. (ANI)