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Questions - Baltimore - April 28-29, 2015

Most See Baltimore Riots As Criminal, Not Protest
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National Survey of 800 American Adults

Conducted April 28-29, 2015
By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* How closely have you followed recent news reports about the situation in Baltimore, Maryland?

 

2* Is the mob violence in Baltimore that followed the funeral of a man who died in police custody primarily legitimate outrage over what happened or mostly criminals taking advantage of the situation?

 

3* How would you rate the way authorities in Baltimore responded to the mob violence in the city?

 

4* Is the mob violence likely to improve the criminal justice situation in Baltimore or make it worse? Or will it have no impact?

 

5* Are authorities in communities like Baltimore that have this type of violence responding quickly enough to it, or are they allowing it to get worse by not responding quickly enough? Or has the response generally been about right?

 

6* How concerned are you that efforts by authorities to prevent violence and property destruction may violate the First Amendment rights of some protestors?

 

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence