Argument: Needle exchanges are favored by many publics
"Survey finds most voters favor needle exchanges." AIDS Policy Law. May 30, 1997: "AIDS: A poll conducted in April 1997 by the Human Rights Campaign indicates that a majority of Americans favor needle-exchange programs to curb the spread of HIV. Thirty-two percent of those interviewed strongly favor needle exchanges and 23 percent somewhat favor the strategy. Support for such programs was found in every region of the United States. Republicans were split but strong majorities of independents and Democrats were in favor of needle-exchange programs."