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Parole for O.J.?

O.J. Simpson, the pro football great famously acquitted of murdering his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman, is up for parole this summer from his imprisonment for unrelated crimes. Most Americans don’t want to see Simpson go free.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that just 20% of American Adults believe Simpson should be paroled after serving nine years of his 33-year sentence for kidnapping, assault, robbery, burglary and conspiracy. Sixty percent (60%) are opposed to Simpson's parole, while another 20% are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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This survey of 1,000 Adults nationwide was conducted on March 6-7, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC.

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This survey of 1,000 Adults nationwide was conducted on March 6-7, 2017 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC.

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