Zimmerman’s fate may rest on Florida’s controversial Stand Your Ground law, which in some cases allows a person who feels threatened to use deadly force in public areas without any duty to retreat.

According to a new poll from Reuters/Ipsos of 1,922 adults, 67 percent strongly or somewhat support laws allowing citizens to use deadly force to protect themselves from danger in public places. Twenty-seven percent strongly or somewhat oppose such laws, and seven percent are unsure.

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