Sixty-two percent (62%) of Americans agreed, up from 58% in 2017, leading Cato to conclude that “self‐censorship is on the rise in the United States.”
Republicans were the most likely to be afraid to share their views (77%), followed by 59% of Independents. Slightly more than half (52%) of Democrats said they were afraid to voice their opinions.
By ideology, staunch liberals were the only cohort where a majority said they felt free to voice their opinions, as even centrist liberals felt unsafe – signaling a divide between the far-left and moderate liberals, Cato reports:
Original Source: By Craig Bannister CNS News