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Questions - Trayvon Martin - May 19-20, 2012

48% Say Justice System Is Fair To Most Americans
40% Now Say Trayvon Martin Shot in Self-Defense; 24% Say It Was Murder
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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted May 19-20, 2012
By Rasmussen Reports

1* How closely have you followed recent news reports about a shooting incident in Florida?

2* From what you know of the case, was the man who was killed white, black or Hispanic?

3* Was the man who did the shooting white, black or Hispanic?

4* From what you know, should the man who killed Trayvon Martin be found guilty of murder or was he acting in self-defense?

5* Regardless of what you think should happen, will the legal system determine that the man who killed Trayvon Martin is guilty of murder or will the system decide he acted in self-defense?

6* The U.S. Justice Department is investigating the killing of Trayvon Martin as a possible hate crime. From what you know of the case, do you favor or oppose a Justice Department investigation of the Trayvon Martin case?

7* Is the U.S. system of justice fair to most Americans?

8* Is the U.S. system of justice fair to poor Americans?

9* Is the U.S. system of justice fair to black and Hispanic Americans?

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence