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Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentPolitics · 1 month ago

How is America a free country?

1 in 9 people on death row are later exonerated after evidence proved their innocence.

2 percent of the American adult population is on supervision (probation/parole).

A quarter of all sex offender registrants are on the registry for an offense they committed as a minor.

The U.S. holds 23 percent of the world's prison population, and 5 percent of the world's overall population.

How in the hell is America a free country?

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  • 1 month ago

    please cited proofs of your claims. afaik, they are bogus

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  • 1 month ago

    America is not, and has never been, a free or democratic country going back to the pilgrims. People can cite many areas where freedom is trampled upon.

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  • John
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    1 month ago

    Unlike in many nations, no one is in jail in the US for criticizing a politician, reporting news the government doesn't like, being in the "wrong" religious group, or being an ethnic minority.  That is what makes the US a free country.  

    All of the others you mentioned were in prison, or on a sex offender list, because they committed criminal acts.  As for those death row inmates who have been "exonerated,"  only a relative handful have been "proven innocent."  Most who have been released have had attorneys who appealed endlessly.  During the decades of those appeals, a disinformation campaign was carried on in an attempt to sow doubt on the verdict.  Much of those campaigns were aimed at the police, and slight changes in the statements of now-elderly witnesses.

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  • Bill
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    There is no free country on earth. The US government controls all aspects of life with a long series of regulations, laws, and taxes that cover everything you could imagine. 

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  • Pearl
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    probably cause people have more freedom here than in other countries

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  • 1 month ago

    I think you’d better do a fact check on your numbers.

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  • 1 month ago

    In the Netherlands you can smoke a joint in front of a cop while banging a prostitute (if that's your thing). That's what real freedom looks like. 

    • Bill
      Lv 7
      1 month agoReport

      Do they pay 50% taxes when they buy the pot? 

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Are you saying we should let all sex offenders out of prison?

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    The US used to be a free country until Bush shoved through his "Patriot Act", and now Trump is taking more of our freedoms away.

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Everything you wrote is a lie.

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