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What's Your Freedom Type?

America: Land of the free, home of the hour-long airport security line. Where do you land? Take our 10 question quiz to find your freedom type.

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What's Your Freedom Type?

First Amendment Text
Question 1 of 10
Do you think the government should be able to limit people's freedoms — for example, freedom of speech — if doing this will make you safer?
Question 2 of 10
What if: A blogger obtains a confidential document that shows the mayor kept secret a bomb threat made against area schools. The blogger publishes the document. Should this be allowed?
Question 3 of 10
What if: A large group of protesters gathers at a public event where the president will be speaking. For security purposes, the Secret Service moves the protesters to a fenced-in area a block away. Should this be allowed?
Two female students studying in the library
Question 4 of 10
What if: After a Muslim college student is linked to a Syrian terrorist group, the police start to monitor local Muslim student associations for terrorism ties. Should this be allowed?
High school entrance
Question 5 of 10
What if: A political group pickets on the public sidewalk near a high school entrance, shouting anti-gay slurs as students arrive for class. Should this be allowed?
Smartphone screen
Question 6 of 10
What if: The government ordered a major technology company to provide the FBI with the power to unlock any smartphone the company manufactures. Should this be allowed?
College Auditorium
Question 7 of 10
What if: A college student association invites a controversial comedian to perform at the school. After student protests, the administration cancels the invitation. Should this be allowed?
Police Car
Question 8 of 10
What if: The police stop one of your friends because he “looks suspicious.” They tell him to put his hands against a wall and frisk him before letting him go. Should this be allowed?
Question 9 of 10
What if: The official student newspaper of a local college publishes an opinion article that mocks a major religion. It questions the intelligence of the religion’s believers. Should this be allowed?
Three Sikhs
Question 10 of 10
What if: Airport security procedures require fliers to remove certain bulky items for screening. The items include turbans that Sikhs wear as part of their faith. Should this be allowed?

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