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Quote from Justice Hugo L. Black,

"Compelling a man by law to pay his money
to elect candidates or advocate law or doctrines he is against
differs only in degree, if at all, from compelling him by law
to speak for a candidate, a party, or a cause he is against.
The very reason for the First Amendment is to make the
people of this country free to think, speak, write and
worship as they wish, not as the Government commands."


Justice Hugo L. Black (more quotes by Justice Hugo L. Black or books by/about Justice Hugo L. Black)

(1886-1971) US Supreme Court Justice


IAM v. Street, 367 U.S., 1961.


Constitution, Freedom, Law, Liberty, Oppression


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