Freedom of Speech

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Freedom of speech is protected by the First Amendment. It is one of the basic freedoms guaranteed by the U.S.Constitution. ( not to be confused with the U.S.S. Constitution see pic ) that makes us the greatest country in the world. In theory, U.S. citizens can speak their mind freely including airing grievances against their government without fear of the S.W.A.T. team showing up at their door ( again. )

The only exceptions are speech that is deemed obscenity, defamation, perjury, incitement to lawlessness, or matters pertaining to National Security. In reference to speech that is deemed obscene, here’s George Carlin’s Seven Dirty Words You Can’t Say on Television ( Federal Communications Commission v. Pacifica Foundation,  Supreme Court Ruling 438 U.S. 726 (1978). ) write on…

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