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Questions - Zimmerman Verdict - July 22-23, 2013

19% Support Florida Boycott Over Zimmerman Verdict
33% Rate Obama Administration’s Response to Zimmerman Verdict As Good or Excellent
52% Think Zimmerman Jury Would Have Found Black Shooter Not Guilty, Too
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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted July 22-23, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports


1* How closely have you followed recent news reports about the reaction to the George Zimmerman verdict?

2* How do you rate the way that the Obama administration has responded to the Zimmerman verdict … excellent, good, fair or poor?

3* A Florida jury recently found Zimmerman not guilty of the shooting death of black teenager Trayvon Martin.  Suppose the roles had been reversed so that the shooter had been black and the victim was white. If all of the other facts in the case were the same, would the jury have found the black shooter guilty of murder or would the jury have reached the same decision?

4* Is racial profiling an unnecessary violation of civil rights or is it a necessary tool for law enforcement?

5* Is it a good idea for states, cities, organizations and individuals to boycott Florida over the Zimmerman verdict?


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