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Speech Without Consequences Is Not Free Speech

I can’t remember a single year in the time I’ve been on this earth that I did not hear about free speech being under attack. In some corners of the world, where criticism of the government is violently oppressed, this is undoubtedly true. But in the United States, the cries of oppression are different. There have been plenty of cases where speech was clearly being censored — like in the days of McCarthyism or…




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Taylor Carr

Taylor Carr

Writer, reader, musician, and graduate in philosophy and religious studies.

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