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It’s Official: A Majority Of Americans Would Give Up Liberty In Order To Be Safe From Terrorism

Giving Up Liberty For Security“They who would give up an essential liberty for temporary security, deserve neither liberty or security.”
-Benjamin Franklin
 
It is now official.  A majority of Americans are willing to give up liberty in order to be safer from terrorism.  A stunning new McClatchy-Ipsos poll has found that 51 percent of Americans agree with this statement: “it is necessary to give up some civil liberties in order to make the country safe from (Read More...)