Justice Hugo L. Black Quote

“The very reason for the First Amendment is to make the people of this country free to think, speak, write and worship as they wish, not as the Government commands.”

~ Justice Hugo L. Black

IAM v. Street, 367 U.S., 1961

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Anonymous    4/18/06

This really applies to what is happening to our country these days. For example, taking prayer out of school, pledging allegiance to the flag, removing the ten commandments from offical offices and the simple fact we cannot say how we really feel about the President of the United States without someone accusing you of threatening the President.

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