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Without Free Speech, All Speech Becomes Government Speech – Foundation for Economic Education

There is fundamental confusion on the source of our right to free speech. The right to free speech codified in the 1st Amendment is not a grant of the right of free speech; it is a prohibition against government interfering with an inherent right of Americans:

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.

https://fee.org/articles/without-free-speech-all-speech-becomes-government-speech/

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Your Right to Free Speech, Like My Right to Self-Defense, Isn’t Open to Debate – Reason.com

We really don’t consider our rights open to discussion. We don’t consider anybody’s rights open to discussion—not even when they’re exercising some rights to call for limiting others.

http://reason.com/archives/2018/03/14/your-right-to-free-speech-like-my-right?utm_medium=email