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Quote from Robert M. Lafollette, Sr.,

"Let no man think we can deny civil liberty to others and retain it for ourselves. When zealous agents of the Government arrest suspected “radicals” without warrant, hold them without prompt trial, deny them access to counsel and admission of bail....we have shorn the Bill of Rights of its sanctity..."


Robert M. Lafollette, Sr. (more quotes by Robert M. Lafollette, Sr. or books by/about Robert M. Lafollette, Sr.)

(1855-1925) U.S. Senator


The Progressive, March 1920


Civil Rights, Constitution, Crime, Government, Individual Rights, Jury, Justice, Law, Police, Tyranny


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