Campaigning for and against Britain's exit from the European Union has resumed after a three-day pause to honor the life of murdered British lawmaker Jo Cox.
New polling suggests the decision could still go either way, but public opinion is trending slightly toward staying in the EU, with 45 percent of Britons wanting to remain and 42 percent ready to leave, according to a survey conducted Friday.
Cox was a vocal proponent of staying, and the suspect in her killing has made statements suggesting his actions may have been motivated by a pro-Brexit stance. In court on Saturday, he claimed his name is "death to traitors, freedom for Britain."
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