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Early History of the First Amendment…part 2

This is an extraordinary freedom and privilegethat is but based on fourteen words in our Constitution: the free expression clauses of the First Amendment. But the freedom we now take for granted did not take hold when the First Amendment … Continue reading

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Very early history about the First Amendment

The American commitment to freedom of speech and press is the more remarkable because it emerged from – political origins that were highly restrictive and repressive. The colonists who crossed the Atlantic Ocean in the seventeenth century came from an … Continue reading

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