Most Japanese recognize need for constitutional reform, but not under Abe
30 April 2018
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (photo credit: South China Morning Post)
More than half of Japanese polled oppose any constitutional revisions under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, one of whose top political goals is to rewrite the charter by 2020, a Kyodo News survey showed Wednesday. However, the survey also showed a majority of the public, at 58 percent, think amending the supreme law in the future is "necessary" or "somewhat necessary," versus 39 percent who saw no such need. Many of those who advocated revision cited the "outdatedness" of some clauses.
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