"The liberty of the press is not confined to newspapers and periodicals.
It necessarily embraces pamphlets and leaflets. These indeed have been
historic weapons in the defense of liberty, as the pamphlets
of Thomas Paine and others in our history abundantly attest."
by:
Justice Charles Evans Hughes
(1862-1948) Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court
Source:
Lovell v. City of Griffin, 1938
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Freedom gains ground with every 'leaflet' that inspires a person to take their stand.
 -- E Archer, NYC     
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    Far too few in the press understand that they too have a duty... far too many are just paid political operatives...
     -- Anonymous, Reston, VA US     
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    Amen for the Press!
     -- Me Again     
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    Film and the internet have replaced the pamphlet in the modern era.
     -- EGL, LA     
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    Electronic press, too - blogs
     -- Jack, Green, OH     
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     -- Mike, Norwalk      
    Needs to scroll on TV screens along with other great quotes from OUR history!
     -- Franklin, Barnett     
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     -- Jim K, Austin      
     -- Mary-MI      
     
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