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BY JOHN HINDERAKER at PowerLine:
ARE AMERICANS IN FAVOR OF FREE SPEECH?
Periodically you see a poll that suggests support for free speech in the U.S. is weak, and that the First Amendment wouldn’t be adopted by contemporary Americans. But thisRasmussen surveyfinds something quite different:
A new national telephone and online survey by Rasmussen Reports and The National Pulse finds that 72% of American Adults believe cancel culture – a form of censorship that harms the careers and reputations of public figures for doing or saying things that are considered offensive – has gotten out of control. Only 15% disagree, while 12% are not sure.
These were the questions asked:
1* How familiar are you with the concept of “cancel culture”?
2* “Cancel culture” describes a form of censorship that harms the careers and reputations of public figures for doing or saying things that are considered offensive. Has…
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