Trayvon Martin case: Poll finds stark racial divide

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African Americans and whites have starkly different views about the circumstances surrounding the shooting of Trayvon Martin and the “Stand Your Ground” law at the center of the controversy, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.

Poll Questions

Q: On another subject, do you think blacks and other minorities receive equal treatment as whites in the criminal justice system or not?

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Q: There recently was a case in Florida in which a neighborhood watch volunteer shot and killed an unarmed teenager. Do you think this shooting was justified or unjustified, or do you not know enough about it to say?

Q: Some states have a law that says a person is legally entitled to fight back with deadly force if they feel threatened, even if they could retreat instead. Do you personally support or oppose that law?

No opinion

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