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"If there is any fixed star in our constitutional constellation, it is that no official, high or petty, can prescribe what shall be orthodox in politics, nationalism, religion, or other matters of opinion or force citizens to confess by word or act their faith therein."
Justice Robert H. Jackson (more quotes by Justice Robert H. Jackson or books by/about Justice Robert H. Jackson)
(1892-1954), U. S. Supreme Court Justice
Minersville School District v. Gobitis, 1940
(or West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette, 319 U.S. 624 (1943))
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