U.S. public opinion on the "stand your ground laws" in March 2012

Do you approve or disapprove of the "stand your ground laws"?*

by Statista Research Department, last edited Mar 26, 2012
U.S. public opinion on the This statistic shows the approval of Americans on the legislation known as "stand your ground laws." Under those laws, people who are in a public place and believe that their life or safety is in danger are allowed to kill or injure the person who they think is threatening them. The survey was conducted on March 24-25, 2012. 43 percent of the respondents disapprove of this legislation.
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Do you approve or disapprove of the "stand your ground laws"?*

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Share of respondents
Approve55%
Disapprove43%
No opinion2%
Share of respondents
Approve55%
Disapprove43%
No opinion2%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Mar 26, 2012
This statistic shows the approval of Americans on the legislation known as "stand your ground laws." Under those laws, people who are in a public place and believe that their life or safety is in danger are allowed to kill or injure the person who they think is threatening them. The survey was conducted on March 24-25, 2012. 43 percent of the respondents disapprove of this legislation.
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