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Questions - Stand Your Ground - February 16-17, 2014

41% Think 'Stand Your Ground' Laws Improve Public Safety
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National Survey of 1,000 Adults

Conducted February 17-18, 2014
By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* More than 30 states now have what are called “stand your ground” laws which says those who feel unlawfully threatened can defend themselves with deadly force if necessary and are not legally required to try to get away first. Does your state have a “stand your ground” law?

 

2* Do you favor or oppose having a “stand your ground” law in your state?

3* Do “stand your ground” laws improve public safety, or do they undermine public safety? Or do they have no real impact?

4* Do you or anyone in your household own a gun?

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