By Ashley Fantz, CNN
(CNN) — Restrictions on religion spiked throughout the world between mid-2009 and 2010, including in the United States, says a new study by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life.
The U.S. was among 16 countries, including Switzerland, where hostilities jumped during that time period. Pew examined 197 countries, assigning a score between from zero to 10.
Zero represents the least restrictive and 10 the most. There are two categories — governmentally restrictive and socially restrictive.
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