National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted April 17-18, 2012
By Rasmussen Reports
hate growing in
2* Should criminals be prosecuted more severely if it can be proved that their crime was motivated by the victim’s race, color, religion, national original or sexual orientation?
Many European countries and
4* Which is better—allowing free speech without government interference or letting government decide what types of hate speech should be banned?
5* What is more important—giving people the right to free speech or making sure no one is offended by what others say?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence