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Show Of Hands November 23rd, 2019 7:17am

Would you rather have an abundance of privacy/freedom, or an abundance of safety/security?

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natey12 South Dakota
11/24/19 3:13 pm

Freedom and privacy. Most people prefer our bloated welfare state unfortunately

11/24/19 12:45 pm

I can provide my own safety and security. Thank you Founding Fathers, 2nd Amendment, NRA, Colt, Smith & Wesson, and all the rest of the gun manufacturers as well as the great state of Texas!

DeltaGreen California
11/29/19 4:38 am

The nra has supported numerous gun control laws.. same with colt

throwback Dixie
11/24/19 6:11 am

Ben Franklin said something to the effect of “those who would sacrifice liberty for security, deserve neither.”

Zod Above Pugetropolis
11/23/19 7:23 pm

I don’t think these can be separated. The whole point of safety and security is to assure privacy and protect freedoms. Either without the other yields neither.

kenzbt New York
11/23/19 11:17 pm

Should the government provide the security or the freedom?

Zod Above Pugetropolis
11/24/19 5:02 am

The security that protects the freedom.

Domino3 Abolish the ATF
11/24/19 8:56 am

They don’t even protect the freedom

NHauxx57 WA
11/23/19 6:33 pm

The question says abundance. So you can have an abundance of freedom and some protection, or an abundance of protection and some freedom. Abundance is the key word.

anjrued NJ
11/23/19 3:57 pm

8% of libertarians are very confused.

NHauxx57 WA
11/23/19 1:53 pm

What good is it to be free if you live in fear. According to Maslow’s hierarchy it needs, physical safety and security comes before freedoms.

BigGar USA
11/23/19 1:12 pm

I’m surprised how many dems want privacy/freedom when there main narrative is about taking both of those things away, by way of their love of government.

JamesMaxwell Arizona
11/23/19 11:56 am

I’ll fall on the side of freedom. Freedom, like trust, it’s very difficult to get it back once it’s lost.

11/23/19 11:15 am

Would I rather live in the Wild West or modern day Singapore? Singapore, hands down.

11/23/19 8:46 am

I’ll trade it all for education - then we could cut through all of this fear-mongering. 😱

11/24/19 1:50 am

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GlockMan1 Alabama
11/23/19 7:40 am

The 2nd Amendment allows me to create my own safety and security.

11/23/19 8:44 am

And the shots you miss create dangers for bystanders.

nacho1 Logic Land
11/23/19 9:31 am

Assuming a miss.

Liberty 4,032,064
11/23/19 7:37 am

Definitely privacy and freedom. The latter is completely worthless without it.

EarlyBird Portland
11/23/19 6:34 am

Privacy and freedom are two of my favorite things!

DJAria Coushatta, LA
11/23/19 6:26 am

In reality, safety and security. Maybe it is about where I was raised, but safety is more important to me than liberty.

FATSHADOW Cyborg Gorilla
11/23/19 6:14 am

Security is an illusion when its provided by ppl that dont give a shit about you.

kenzbt New York
11/23/19 11:21 pm

You won this SOH question!!!

makem Chinese Xinjiang Camp
11/23/19 6:05 am

You can't hurt me if you can't find me...

Gunfighter06 Iowa, since 1846
11/23/19 5:22 am

If you answered "safety" you should probably leave the US.

11/23/19 8:44 am

Because it’s not safe??

Gunfighter06 Iowa, since 1846
11/23/19 10:12 am

No, because privacy is infinitely more important. You are responsible for your own personal safety.

11/23/19 4:48 am

I’m fine. Let me alone. S & W handles my security.

Gunfighter06 Iowa, since 1846
11/23/19 5:22 am

I prefer Colt. S&W cylinders rotate the wrong way 😉

11/23/19 11:46 am

The round still comes out the correct way.

Gunfighter06 Iowa, since 1846
11/23/19 12:29 pm

Maybe. Depends on that idiotic "trigger lock" that the lawyers made them put on it.

phalnx Ohio
11/23/19 4:23 am

Privacy I could take or leave, but I love freedom. I'll handle my own security.

dale41 Grand Master of FIRSTS
11/23/19 4:01 am

As Ben Franklin once said, "any society that will give up a little liberty to gain a little security, will deserve neither and lose both".

Some of the most true words ever spoken.

ScottyDoesNo Stand back and stand by
11/23/19 2:52 am

Privacy all the way, that’s why I avoid companies like Google, Facebook and Amazon who’s business model is literally to spy on everything you do and sell that data to advertisers while companies like Apple put privacy at the core of everything they do and make money selling you an actual product, not fleecing your privacy.

Amaranth Iowa
11/23/19 12:41 am

There is no security without freedom.