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The First Freedom

Watchingtheaction Wrote: Oct 18, 2012 10:09 AM
Hillary's participation in this effort to limit free speech needs to be remembered in 2016! Hillary's record in the attacks and cover up for the Libyan killings needs to be remembered in 2016!
I am grateful to George Washington University professor of Law, Jonathan Turley, for pointing out that a growing number of world leaders find the First Amendment's right of free speech to be an inconvenience. He cites, for instance, U. N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon's warning that "when some people use this freedom of expression to provoke or humiliate some others' values and beliefs, then this cannot be protected." Turley makes the valuable -- and if you think about it, obvious -- observation that free speech becomes intolerable not when it is used recklessly but when one person or a group of...