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.
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.