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on September 22, 2015 in World News

Half in U.S. Continue to Say Gov’t Is an Immediate Threat

Half in U.S. Continue to Say Gov’t Is an Immediate Threat by Frank Newport Story Highlights 49% say government poses immediate threat to rights, freedoms Republicans much more likely to see government as threat Americans give very diverse explanations for these views PRINCETON, N.J. — Almost half of Americans, 49%, say the federal government poses “an immediate threat to the rights and freedoms of ordinary citizens,” similar to what was found in previous surveys conducted over the last five years. When this question was first asked in 2003, less than a third of Americans held this attitude. The latest...

Half in U.S. Continue to Say Gov’t Is an Immediate Threat by Frank Newport Story Highlights 49% say government poses immediate threat to rights, freedoms Republicans much more likely to see government as threat Americans give very diverse explanations...

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