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63% of Utahns Oppose Unconstitutional Land-Grab

Previously, a poll was released showing that 60% of Utahns supported the unconstitutional land-grab bills, but it seems now that the public has learned of the millions of taxpayer dollars that would go into the frivolous lawsuit… the tune has changed.

SALT LAKE CITY — A new poll commissioned by Republican environmentalists shows 63 percent of Utahns believe the Legislature’s lawsuit demanding the federal government turn over control of 30 million acres of public lands to the state of Utah is not worth the estimated $3 million price tag for the suit.

The poll asked if respondents believe it is worth spending the tax dollars to sue the federal government if the Utah Attorney General’s Office believes the lawsuit “is likely to be unconstitutional.”

Republican respondents in the survey were split about the value of pursuing the lawsuit, with half of Republicans questioning expenditure of tax funds for such a fight.

The survey of 452 Utahns was taken as part of a monthly omnibus telephone survey conducted by…

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