Nearly two in three Americans said in a new poll that they support nationwide protests for racial justice and widespread law enforcement reforms in the wake of George Floyd’s death while in police custody earlier this year.
The Gallup poll released Tuesday found that 65 percent of U.S. adults support the protests, and 50 percent feel very or somewhat “connected to the cause of those protesting.”
Ninety-two percent of Black Americans said they support the protests, compared to 89 percent of Asian-Americans, 70 percent of Hispanics and 59 percent of white respondents.
Support for the protests splits among political parties, with 95 percent of Democrats supporting the protests, and 65 percent of independents and 22 percent of Republicans agreeing.
Read more at The Hill.