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78% Say Saddam Verdict Appropriate

Monday, November 13, 2006

Seventy-eight percent (78%) of American voters believe the death penalty verdict for Saddam Hussein was appropriate. A Rasmussen Reports survey of 1,000 Likely Voters found that 13% disagree, and 9% aren’t sure.

The guilty verdict, delivered earlier this month after 39 days of testimony, sentenced Hussein to death by hanging for committing crimes against humanity. Specifically, the sentence refers to Hussein’s role in the deaths of 148 Shiite Muslims in Dujail.


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