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Five US Freedoms, Ranked By Outsiders

Brian E. Wish, PhD
Jul 24 · 8 min read
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How America stacks up according to external sources

#1 The health of liberal democracy

Bottom Line: By V-Dem’s analysis, the US remains a healthy liberal democracy.

#2 Freedom of the press

Bottom Line: Per RSF’s ranking, the US has a free press, but ranks lower than one would like or expect against other democracies.

#3 Freedom to keep and bear arms

Bottom Line: Firearms ownership is widespread and healthy.

#4 Freedom to worship

Bottom Line: The United States is a good place to worship.

#5 Economic Freedom

Bottom Line: The United States is still one of the best places in the world to make money.

Putting it together

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