According to a new survey from the morning consult 71% of Americans support calling in National Guard to end rioting and 58% support using the US Military to end the rioting.
Fifty-eight percent of registered voters of the Morning Consult poll said they were in favor of bringing in the military. And 33% of respondents said they “strongly support” the use of military for such purposes, with 25% “somewhat” supporting it.
Eleven percent of registered voters said they “somewhat oppose” the measure, and 19 percent said they “strongly oppose” it.
Older Americans were the most supportive of using the military, with 68% of people aged 65 and up in favor of it to some extent. Generation Z (defined as those born between 1997 and 2012) had the lowest level of support for the use of the military, with 30% saying they supported it to some degree.
The poll also found that 71% of registered voters supported calling in the National Guard to supplement police forces — 18% opposed the measure, and 11% said they didn’t know or had no opinion.