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Questions - Freedoms - December 8-9, 2012

Freedoms of Speech, Religion Top Freedoms of Press, Right to Bear Arms
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National Survey of 1,000 Likely Voters

Conducted December 8-9, 2012

By Rasmussen Reports


I am going to read you a short list of freedoms contained in the Bill of Rights of the U.S. Constitution. For each please let me know how important you think this freedom is.


Freedom of religion
Freedom of speech
Freedom of the press
The right to bear arms

2* Is the federal government today a protector of individual rights or a threat to individual rights?

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