74 pct Americans support women in combat roles: Poll

Last Updated: Sat, Jan 26, 2013 07:40 hrs

A majority of Americans support allowing women to serve in combat, a poll has revealed.

According to the Gallup poll, 74 percent of adults would vote to allow women to serve in combat, and only 20 percent would vote against.

Support is strong among both women (76 percent) and men (73 percent), Politico reports.

According to the poll, covering 513 adults, Democrats are more likely to favor the proposal than Republicans, 83 percent to 70 percent. (ANI)

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