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Most Americans Very Concerned About Profanity, Sex, Violence on TV

Friday, June 15, 2007

By a 57% to 35% margin, American adults believe that protecting children from indecency is more important than freedom of speech. A Rasmussen Reports national opinion survey found that men are evenly divided on the question. Women, by a 65% to 25% margin, say that protecting children is more important. Protecting children is more important than freedom of speech for 67% of Republicans and 60% of Democrats. However, among those not affiliated with either major party, a narrow plurality (49% to 45%) says freedom of speech is more important.


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