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By Forrest Hershberger
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The Free Speech Dilemma


February 9, 2022

The Bill of Rights, the first 10 Amendments of the U.S. Constitution, outline basic rights of citizens and most importantly limits of the government.

“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances. (First Amendment)”

It is clearly written what the government, Congress specifically, cannot do to limit certain freedoms. As time went on there was some clarity. If a pe...

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