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Questions - Stop and Frisk - Nov 1-2, 2013

Only 33% Think Most Judges Follow the Law in Their Rulings
36% Favor A Stop and Frisk Law Where They Live
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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted November 1-2, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports

1* How closely have you followed news reports about New York City’s stop and frisk law?

2* New York City allows police to stop and frisk anyone on the street whom they consider suspicious. Do you favor or oppose having a stop and frisk law where you live?

3* Do stop and frisk laws increase crime or decrease it? Or do such laws have no impact on the level of crime?

4* How concerned are you that stop and frisk laws might violate the rights of some Americans?

5* Do most judges in their rulings follow the letter of the law or try to make new law that they like better?

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