The Washington Times Weekly - - Politics -

65 per­cent of Amer­i­cans ap­prove of the Supreme Court de­ci­sion that ruled unions could not re­quire some nonunion mem­bers to pay union fees; 18 per­cent did not ap­prove.

60 per­cent say the Supreme Court “gets too mixed up in pol­i­tics.”

59 per­cent say court de­ci­sions fa­vor “some groups more than oth­ers.”

47 per­cent ap­prove of the court’s “Hobby Lobby” de­ci­sion; 41 per­cent dis­ap­prove.

44 per­cent of Amer­i­cans have a fa­vor­able opin­ion of the Supreme Court.

42 per­cent trust the court to make de­ci­sions that are “right for the coun­try as a whole.”

27 per­cent say it would be bet­ter “to do away” with the court if Amer­i­cans dis­agreed with most of its rul­ings.

Source: A YouGov/Econ­o­mist sur­vey of 1,000 U.S. adults con­ducted July 5-7.

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