- Aug 1, 2014
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- Political Leaning
Washington (CNN) — There's a significant difference in how Republicans and Democrats view the nation's deadliest shooting, according to a recent poll.
The majority of Republicans -- 79% -- believe the incident at an LGBT Orlando nightclub, in which Omar Mateen killed 49 people after pledging allegiance to ISIS, was "Islamic terrorism" In contrast, only 29% of Democrats labeled the shooting that way, according to the Gallup poll. Most Democrats -- 60% -- saw the massacre as an act of "domestic gun violence." Only 16% of Republicans viewed the killings as such
Poll on Orlando: GOP sees terror, Dems see gun violence - CNNPolitics.com
Most Republicans see a terrorist attack and call it a terrorist attack. Most Democrats see the same terrorist attack and call it "domestic gun violence".
What do you think? Islamic terror or domestic gun violence?