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Poll: For the first time, Americans are more worried about civil liberties losses than terrorism

For the first time ever, Pew respondents in the United States "say their greater concern about government anti-terrorism policies is that they have gone too far in restricting the average person’s civil liberties," not that the government isn't doing enough to fight terrorism.

In Edward Snowden's wake, twelve years after 9/11, people in the US are more worried about losing their rights to an overzealous government security state than they are about the terrorists the state is supposedly protecting us against. Are you listening, congress? How about you, state legislatures?

h/t @seanpmcg

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