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Near majority of Americans support Zimmeman verdict

Paxton Delany Contributor

Reactions to the jury decision in the shooting of Trayvon Martin vary sharply along racial lines.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 48 percent of American adults agree with the jury’s verdict that Hispanic neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman is not guilty of murder in the shooting death of the black teenager. 34 percent disagree with the Florida jury’s verdict. 18 percent are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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