Famous Justice Hugo L. Black Quote

“An unconditional right to say what one pleases about public affairs is what I consider to be the minimum guarantee of the First Amendment.”

~ Justice Hugo L. Black

New York Times Company vs. Sullivan, 1964

Ratings and Comments


Mike, Norwalk

I won't shoot the messenger here.

E Archer, NYC

But when the press no longer publishes criticism of government policy, that right is significantly diminished.

Ronw13, Yachats Or

Yes indeed, there is an experiment underway. Observed very closely nationwide. To the intent of foreseeing a breaking point of ones resolve ! This done through the eyes of the individual wishing to observe the whole ! By way of implementing unjust law.

Mike, Pleasant Hill

An unconditional right to free speech? Not if you respect the battle flag of the northern army of Virginia or you understand that political correctness is nothing more than cultural Marxism and hate it with every fiber of your being because you know what it was designed to do.

jim k, Austin

Right on, Mike.

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