64% of Us Don't Want Death Photos Released

New survey shows most back President Obama's decision
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted May 9, 2011 12:35 PM CDT
In this 1998 file photo, Osama bin Laden speaks to the journalists in Khost, Afghanistan.   (AP Photo/Mazhar Ali Khan, File)
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(Newser) – Despite the fact that many decried President Obama's decision not to release the Osama bin Laden death photos, most Americans agree with it. An NBC News poll finds that 52% of respondents strongly believe the photos should not be released; an additional 12% agree, but not as strongly. In contrast, 24% strongly believe the photos should be released, while 5% agree not as strongly. The full survey will be released tonight. Click for a roundup of reactions to the president's decision.

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