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Quote from Thomas I. Emerson,

"Every man – in the development of his own personality – has the right to form his own beliefs and opinions. Hence, suppression of belief, opinion and expression is an affront to the dignity of man, a negation of man’s essential nature."


Thomas I. Emerson (more quotes by Thomas I. Emerson or books by/about Thomas I. Emerson)

(1907-1991) Lines Professor of Law, Yale University, author


Toward A General Theory of the First Amendment, 1966


Censorship, Faith, Free Thought, Individual Rights, Individualism, Learning, Press, Prohibition, Propaganda, Truth, Dignity, Belief


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