• First Amendment Aclu Kkk Speech
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    Living in a free society is a benefit as well detraction. In our country the First Amendment of the constitution gives us freedom of speech. However this right to free speech comes with the sacrifice of having to hear opinions that are repugnant to the majority. So we have the incongruous situation, like oil and water, of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) defending the Ku Klux Klan (KKK). The ACLU defends our First Amendment right to free speech, as well as our other rights. The ACLU go...
  • Land Of The Free
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    America, land of the free. America, a country based in many ways on the freedom of press, and the freedom of speech. But what would happen to this great country, tis of thee, if these precious rights had ceased to exist America, the land of liberty and home of the brave, would hold a great stock of uninformed and uneducated community, ready to rise up to anarchy at any moment; a crowd of universe and un unified people; and a population of souls unwilling to create because of the ever looming pre...
  • Freedom Of Speech And Internet
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    The United States of America was founded over two hundred years ago on the basis of freedom. Freedoms, which were wrote into, and are yet a part of the Constitution of the United States. Under the First Amendment of the Constitution, many freedoms are granted to the citizens of this great nation. Such freedoms as those of speech, religion, press, petition, and assembly are granted to all free citizens. But, where do our freedoms begin and end when it comes to the Internet How can a small group ...
  • Government Censorship Freedom Of Speech
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    Does the government have the right to restrict public speech and expression This seems to be a controversial question, when it actually shouldn t be. The government wasn t formed to parent the youth of America by setting the guidelines of what is appropriate for them to hear, but to guarantee the rights provided by the Constitution of the United States. Americans don t pay taxes to keep people from hearing others opinions. Society is built by a collaboration of the people s morals, ideas, and op...
  • Giving Up Freedom Of Speech Censorship On Hate Sites
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    The Internet is the largest and most accessible form of mass media available today. It allows anyone with a few simple tools to consume, and produce, information and ideas to millions of people at a practically non-existent cost; however, with the Internet growing at such a fast pace, controversies are arising because of varied types of speech can be easily distributed to children. And the most debatable issue is the banning of speech, which are often found offensive to minority and women, advoc...
  • Law Paper Freedom Of Speech
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    The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms is being cited more frequently as a basis for Canadian lawsuits. One such case that has received much attention in the Canadian, as well as International spotlight is that of Ernst Zundel. Mr. Zundel contends that Government parties denied him his freedom of speech as protected under the Charter. The purpose of this paper is to evaluate Mr. Zundel s claim by exploring the contrasting principles that apply to his case. Furthermore, this paper will eval...
  • Reasons For Limitations On Free Speech
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    The Constitution of the United States states in its First Amendment that "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" (Funk & Wagnalls 162). This Amendment guarantees each person of free speech. Does this mean that a person can stand in the middle of the street and yell ...
  • The Constitution United States
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    The Constitution The Constitution of the United States was written as a set of rules for this country. Many of the 'rules' have helped the country stay in order, but a great many have been abused and taken out of context. Three provisions in the Constitution that are important to my individual rights and liberties are freedom of speech, freedom to vote, and that all people should be treated equally. These rights represent what is important to me and what I believe in. Freedom of speech is an imp...
  • Be What God Made You
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    Be What God Made You Many forms of Government have been tried, and will be tried in this world of sin and woe. No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all wise. Indeed, it has been said that democracy is the worst form of Government except all those others that have been tried time to time. Winston Churchill, after being witness to several forms of government, agreed with most free peoples that democracy is the best choice of government. Democratic governments offer its citizens the freedom...
  • Freedoms Can Spur Other Rights Freedom Free Choose
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    When I think of my county, the United States of America, many different things come to mind. The most important over all thought is that of freedom. There are many different freedoms in the United States. These include the right to bear arms; the right to a quick and speedy trial: due process rights and others as written into our body of laws. These freedoms can spur other rights and abilities to make free choices. This can include the freedom to have as many children as you want to have. The t...
  • Censorship Freedom Of Speech
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    In the First Amendment to the Constitution, amongst other things it guarantees freedom of speech, freedom of the press, and freedom of association (assembly). However, everywhere you turn today there is some group trying to take some god given right away from us. Freedom of speech is a right that we, as Americans, fought long and hard for two hundred years ago. It was the idea of our founding fathers that it is every man or womans right to say what he or she wishes without being persecuted for i...
  • Censorship Freedom Of Speech
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    Censorship Censorship is the control of communication between people. This includes restrictions on what can be seen and heard. Mostly, censorship is practiced by Governments. But religious and political leaders and special interest groups also try to control the flow of information. Censorship violates individual rights, hides useful information, and limits freedom of speech. The four major types of censorship are moral, military, political, and religious. The most common type is moral censors...
  • Freedom Of Speech One Person Man
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    Being citizens of the United States of America, we are given certain rights and privileges. One of these important privileges is provided to us by the first amendment of our constitution, the freedom of speech. Every person in our world is born with a distinct voice of his or her own. The fundamental question is whether or not a person is actually granted freedom to use his voice in all of its entirety, and whether or not such a thing actually exists. French law student Voltaire (Francois-Marie ...
  • Freedom Of Speech People Hate First
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    Freedom of speech is perhaps the most important right that we have in the United States. Since the constitution passed the First Amendment, freedom of speech gives everyone in the country the right to express their opinions as they see fit. However, according to New 2002! State of the First Amendment! survey suggests many Americans see freedoms as obstacles in war on terror, ! +/-for the fist time in the annual State of the First Amendment survey, almost half (49%) of those surveyed said the Fir...
  • Argumentative Essay On Free Speech The Constitution
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    Offensive Speech: What limitations, if any, should be placed on it? "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" (The Constitution). The first amendment of the Constitution states that people have the freedom of speech. Plain and simple this means that people have the...
  • Freedom Of Speech America Censorship People
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    > "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." > This is stated in the First Amendment of the United States of America. > Since this was ratified on December 15, 1971, it guarantees Americans > four freedoms: freedom of religion, speech, press and assembly. Since ...
  • Freedom Of Speech Telemarketers List Amendment
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    Telemarketers have made another legal attempt to postpone the government's do-not-call list, saying the national registry goes against freedom of speech and will cause millions of layoffs. Freedom of speech is not simply the personal right of individuals to have their say it is also the right of the rest of us to hear them. This regulation, which allows consumers to sign up for a ''do-not-call'' list that places them off-limits to telemarketing calls, takes that right away from both the caller a...
  • Alien And Sedition Acts
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    The Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798 sparked many bitter arguments between the Federalists and the Jeffersonians in the young republic of America. This heated debate occured because of conflict ideas regarding freedom of speech, immigration laws, and governmental theories on the leadership of the country. Freedom of speech was one of the biggest topics of the dea bte. When James Madison drafted the Bill of Rights in 1791, he, along with the rest of the founding fathers, promised to safeguard all ...
  • America Has Become Too Free
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    America is the free-land, according to everyone who lives in this nation. Also, within the society, the freedom of speech has become eminently freer, which is surveyed through the profusion of music, movies, books, and the other aspects of culture contributed in our society today. But how free is too free? The society we live in which violence is largely contributed in those numerous forms of entertainment could be influencing the uprising in crimes across the U. S. For example, the majority of ...
  • Freedom Of Speech Troacher Abortion Hill
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    "Are you ready brothers and sisters? Are you really ready? To do this for Jez zzzz-usssssss? Then fulfill your promise to the master. Help rub the devil out. For we can no longer tolerate these dirty adulterous books. Meet me at the Jordan river, and let the fires of hell burn these sinners and their evil books' (Tubman). Jimmy Lee Tubman said these words at a revival back in 1978. While many will argue that Tubman had the right to criticize book publishers and writers, few could have anticipate...