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Questions - Hate Crimes and Blue Lives Matter - February 1 & 4, 2018

54% Support Harsher Penalties For Police Attacks
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National Survey of 1,000 U.S. Likely Voters

Conducted February 1 and 4, 2018
By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* Do you favor or oppose hate crime laws that prosecute criminals more severely if it can be proved that their crime was motivated by the victim’s race, color, religion, national origin or sexual orientation?

 

2* A number of states have been considering the creation of “Blue Lives Matter” law that makes attacks on police and first responders a hate crime and increases the penalties for such attacks. Do you favor or oppose a Blue Lives Matter law in your state?

 

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