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Time / CNN Poll Shows Increasing Number of Americans Won't Give Up Civil Liberties To Fight Terrorism

Time / CNN Poll Shows Increasing Number of Americans Won't Give Up Civil Liberties To Fight Terrorism

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by Tim Cushing
Mon, May 6th 2013 3:33am

This isn't just me not hearing what I don't want to hear. There's actual data available that explains the lack of concerned noises from Americans. A CNN/TIME poll shows that nearly two-thirds of Americans aren't interested in sacrificing rights to combat terrorism.

When given a choice, 61 percent of Americans say they are more concerned about the government enacting new anti-terrorism policies that restrict civil liberties, compared to 31 percent who say they are more concerned about the government failing to enact strong new anti-terrorism policies.

Read more: http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20130504/19001322948/timecn...



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