"I am for the First Amendment
from the first word to the last.
I believe it means what it says."
Justice Hugo L. Black
(1886-1971) US Supreme Court Justice
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 -- Brittany , Providence      
 -- Jane, shipensburg      
actually this qoute sucks
 -- micheal hennessay, london     
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    Again, not shooting the messenger - me too. We hold this truth to be self evident. By way of example; the occupying statist theocracy infesting this land, with its national establishment of religion denies freedom of religion to all those believing differently than the theocracy's every expanding body of ideological canons (i.e., the religious sacrament of marriage, human sacrifice, limitation of doctrines that may be preached - for example, as per 501(c) (3), etc., etc., etc.).
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    Every effort has been made to redefine the simple words of the 1st Amendment to NOT mean what it says. Even those that oppose liberty need the 1st Amendment to express that opposition -- it's the one law that the socialists have used to promote the redefinition of the rest of the Constitution. Hence the 2nd Amendment...
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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    The most ardent adversaries of our Republic, retrogressive "progressives" all, who characteristically cloak themselves in the mantles of civil libertarians, have been relentlessly endeavoring, seemingly for endless decades, to transform our precious beyond calculation Constitution into, as Justice Robert Jackson expressed it, a "suicide pact."
     -- Patrick Henry, Red Hill     
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    Michael Hennessay of either London, Ontario or London, England your comment "Sucks!"
     -- Mary - MI     
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