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I&I/TIPP Poll: 65% Say Recent Lifting Of COVID Restrictions Is Driven By 'Politics,' Not 'Science'

One-third believe that COVID restrictions are being lifted too fast.

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As COVID deaths wane and the virus appears to be losing its virulence, restrictions imposed during the height of the pandemic are beginning to be lifted. The latest I&I/TIPP Poll shows that most Americans believe the restrictions are largely being eased for political reasons, not science.

The latest I&I/TIPP Poll shows strong sentiment in favor of ending the limits imposed on Americans’ lives due to the COVID pandemic.

Among those queried, 29% they felt that restrictions were being lifted “too slowly,” while 29% said they were being taken down “at the right time.” Less than a third, or 32%, said they thought restrictions were coming off “too fast.” And 10% were unsure.

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