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Questions - Boston Bomber and Death Penalty - February 4-5, 2014

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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted February 4-5, 2014
By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* How closely have you followed recent news reports about the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing incident?

 

2* Should the Boston Marathon bombing suspect be prosecuted by federal authorities as a terrorist or by local authorities as a criminal?

 

3* If convicted, should the Boston Marathon bombing suspect receive the death penalty?

 

4*If he is convicted, how likely is it that the Boston Marathon bombing suspect will receive the death penalty?

 

5* Is use of the death penalty an effective way to fight terrorism?

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