Japan: Support for Abe security bills slumps: survey

By Japan Times Staff Report, 24 June 2015
photo credit: Itsuo Inouye/AP
photo credit: Itsuo Inouye/AP
<p>Some 56.7 percent of the public believe the security bills under deliberation in the Diet are unconstitutional and 29.2 percent do not, a survey said Sunday.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">In the telephone survey conducted by Kyodo News over the weekend, 58.7 percent said they oppose the bills, up 11.1 points from the previous poll in May, and 27.8 percent said they support the legislation.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The survey covered 1,447 randomly selected households with eligible voters and drew valid responses from 1,016.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">In the meantime, the public approval rating for the Cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe fell again, slipping 2.5 points to 47.4 percent from the previo
Read the full article here: The Japan Times


Post new comment