A new survey from Rasmussen Reports finds that 84 percent of Americans say English should be the official language of the United States. The survey of 1,000 adults found that just nine percent oppose the measure, while seven percent are not sure. The same Rasmussen Reports survey also found a high rate of support the idea that employers should have the right to require their employees to speak English in the workplace. For additional results and poll methodology, visit the Rasmussen Reports site here.

U.S. English, Inc. is the nation's oldest and largest non-partisan citizens' action group dedicated to preserving the unifying role of the English language in the United States. Founded in 1983 by the late Sen. S.I. Hayakawa of California, U.S. English, Inc. ( www.usenglish.org ) now has more than 2 million members.