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June 3, 2020

Majority Sees Halting Spread of COVID-19 Is Higher Priority than Preserving Civil Liberties, Senior Data Scientist Crabtree Writes in the Atlantic

A survey conducted by Senior Data Scientists Charles Crabtree and three other researchers revealed that Americans are willing to tolerate civil-rights violations in order to confront the pandemic, regardless of party affiliation. Such bipartisan support for rights-restricting COVID-19 responses, the Atlantic article notes, could smooth the path for constitutional erosion.

“Red and Blue America Agree That Now Is the Time to Violate the Constitution,” The Atlantic, March 25, 2020
https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/03/coronavirus-america-constitution/608665/

Profile of Senior Data Scientist Charles Crabtree
https://www.tkfd.or.jp/en/experts/detail.php?id=563

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