What are your initial attitudes about the relationship between immigrants and violent crime? Does the data from the Cato Institute study validate or challenge your attitude? Considering the observations in the video how much social support is necessary for a particular definition or interpretation to be accepted by the broader society? How much/ which sector of society needs to be on board with an interpretation before it becomes widely accepted? What effects does the relative power of rival interest groups with their respective claims have on the “spread” of certain perspectives influenced by the amount of social power held by those who have that perspective? Does the most powerful voice generally win out?