"Babel" in Schools
Life After Prop. 227
Opinion Polls on Official English
"In every single survey that has been taken on whether
English should be our official language, 90 to 97 percent of the people say,
yes ... "
(Survey of 1,208 likely voters, Aug. 2-6, 1995 by Luntz Research Companies for U.S. English.)
"Do you think there should be a law making English the official language of the country?"
(Time/CNN poll of 1,000 adult Americans, Sept. 27-28, 1995.)
"In parts of this country where many people speak a language other than English, should state and local governments conduct business in that language, as well as in English, or should they only use English?"
(New York Times/CBS News poll of 1,618 adults, June 19-23, 1986.)
"Would you favor or oppose an amendment to the Constitution that requires federal, state, and local governments to conduct business in English and not use other languages, even in places where many people don't speak English?"
(New York Times/CBS News poll of 1,254 adults, May 11-14, 1987.)