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Fifty-one percent of American adults told the latest Rasmussen Reports national phone and online survey believe ending the mask mandate is a good decision.

Just thirty-four percent of American adults believe it is a bad decision while 16 percent said they aren’t sure.

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U.S. District Judge Kathryn Kimbal Mizelle ruled on Monday that the CDC overstepped its authority by imposing the rule that forced passengers on planes and trains to wear masks.

Fifty-one percent of Democrats said it was a bad decision, but 72 percent of Republicans believe it is good. Among unaffiliated voters, 48 percent said it is a good decision while 36 percent said it is bad.

Fifty-one percent of American adults also said they believe the danger from COVID is mostly over. Forty percent said COVID is still a major public health threat.

Sixty-one percent of Democrats said COVID is still a major public health threat, but just 24 percent of Republicans and 33 percent of unaffiliated voters agree.

Of note, just 34 percent of black adults believe it is a good decision to end the mask mandate. Black adults (62 percent) are more likely than white adults (38 percent) and other minorities (33 percent) to believe COVID is still a major public health threat.

Author: Jacob Hall

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