First Amendment Freedom Of Speech

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First Amendment Right Freedom of Speech 1A. “Freedom of Speech” 1B. The right to have the freedom to speak what we feel is one of the most important rights; however it is questionable as to when it is appropriate to be in effect. In the article, Freedom of Speech, Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. stated that, “a restriction is legitimate only if the speech in question poses a clear and present danger.” Any person who presents a threat to those in any surrounding them that can cause harm to any degree is restricted from the right of freedom of speech. 1C. “freedom of speech.” Encyclopedia Britannica. Encyclopedia Britannica Online School Edition. Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc., 2012. Web. 17 Jan. 2012.
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