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Toplines - The Heartland Institute: Free Speech - December 6-7, 2020

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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters
Conducted December 6-7, 2020
By The Heartland Institute and Rasmussen Reports


1* Should federal or state governments ban speech by individuals that a majority of Americans believes to be offensive, including speech on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter?


26% Yes
56% No
18% Not sure


2* Should those who violate such bans against offensive speech be punished with jail time?


23% Yes
55% No
21% Not sure


NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence.