Monday, July 30, 2007

surveillance cameras win broad support

surveillance cameras win broad supportfrom abc: Crime-fighting beats privacy in public places: Americans, by nearly a 3-to-1 margin, support the increased use of surveillance cameras - a measure decried by some civil libertarians, but credited in London with helping to catch a variety of perpetrators since the early 1990s.

Given the chief arguments, pro and con - a way to help solve crimes vs. too much of a government intrusion on privacy - it isn't close: 71 percent of Americans favor the increased use of surveillance cameras, while 25 percent oppose it.

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