In U.S., Religious Prejudice Strongest Against Muslims than Against Christians, Jews or Buddhists

Posted on January 22, 2010

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43% of Americans admit to feeling some prejudice toward followers of Islam

Analysis by the Gallup Center for Muslim Studies

WASHINGTON, D.C. — More than 4 in 10 Americans (43%) admit to feeling at least “a little” prejudice toward Muslims — more than twice the number who say the same about Christians (18%), Jews (15%) and Buddhists (14%). The findings are based on a new Gallup Center for Muslim Studies report, “Religious Perceptions in America: With an In-Depth Analysis of U.S. Attitudes Toward Muslims and Islam,” released Thursday.

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