Poll Shows Concerns for Another NY Terrorist Attack

ALBANY (AP) -

Many New Yorkers are concerned about another terrorist attack in the near future, though most haven’t changed their lifestyles as a consequence, according to a Siena poll released Monday.

Most New Yorkers have been following the recent terrorist attacks around the world, 60 percent say they’re very concerned, while 63 percent say they’re not changing their activities at all by avoiding traveling or public places. Another 20 percent say they have.

A majority of those surveyed, 52 percent, oppose allowing refugees from war-torn Syria into the U.S. now, while 39 percent support letting them come. Both Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio have strongly backed allowing the refugees into the state.