Forty-nine per cent of Australians support a ban on Muslim immigration, survey finds
A NEW survey has found almost half of Australians support a ban on Muslim immigration.
The Essential poll asked more than 1000 respondents whether they would support or oppose Pauline Hanson’s proposed ban on Muslim immigration.
Sixty per cent of Liberal voters, 40 per cent of Labor voters and 34 per cent of Greens voters said they would support the ban.
More than 40 per cent of people who favoured this ban said it was an “integration” issue, saying they fear Muslims “do not integrate into Australian society”.
The second-highest reason was “Terrorist threat”, at 27 per cent.
The race discrimination commissioner, Tim Soutphommasane, is expected to address community division at a forum at the Australian National University…
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