According to a new Poll just 28% of Americans think that they have true freedom of speech today.


Few Americans think they have true freedom of speech today and think the country is too politically correct.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that just 28% of American Adults think Americans have true freedom of speech today. Most (66%) think, rather, they have to be careful not to say something politically incorrect to avoid getting in trouble. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

It is important to read this Poll properly. This isn’t people thinking that they don’t have the right to speak openly due to interference from the government. This is about people feeling pressure from society regarding what they can and can’t say.


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