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Majority of Americans don't want to give up their liberties for security (New CNN poll 2013)

I was surprised!

Washington (CNN) – Although worries about terrorism have edged up following the Boston Marathon bombings, a new national poll indicates only four in ten Americans say they are willing to give up some civil liberties to fight terrorism.

And according to a CNN/Time/ORC International survey, the public is particularly concerned about the government eavesdropping on their cell phones or reading their email.



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I'm waiting for the latest

I'm waiting for the latest liberal poll showing 90% of Americans would trade liberties for more security. After all...they've been telling us 90% of American's want more gun control laws.

“Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it’s realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy.”
― Ron Paul

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Fox News did one last week

with similar results. Pretty encouraging, I'd say.