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More than half the respondents in a Kyodo News survey released Saturday believe Japan needs to amend its Constitution to introduce an emergency clause so that it can better respond to the coronavirus pandemic and other disasters.

The survey showed 57% of people polled see the need to add a clause that would give more power to the Cabinet and limit private rights, eclipsing the 42% who said such a stipulation is not necessary.

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