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Americans are almost evenly divided in how they view Muslims, according to a survey released by the Arab American Institute in Washington.

But the online survey, which also gauged views on Mormons, Jews, Catholics, evangelicals, Buddhists and Hindus, also found a striking generational gap and significant differences between political groups.

"The American Divide: How We View Arabs And Muslims," found that 41 percent of Americans had unfavorable views of Muslims, compared to 40 percent who held favorable views.


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