The Logic of Seditious Behavior

Webster defines “sedition” as: “conduct or speech inciting people to rebel against the authority of a state or monarch.” It’s pretty clear. But simply “talking about rebellion or overthrow” without encouraging violence may merely be expressing unsavory speech. The logic behind members of congress thus far is to speak out against what they consider to […]

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Bill of Rights – Freedom of the Press

“Congress shall make no law . . . or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; . . . “ The First Amendment, which protects freedom of the press, was adopted on December 15, 1791, as part of the Bill of Rights. The origin of freedom of the press can be traced back […]

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