“Brown” the law was not being followed, that is why this article is upsetting to people. I never thought I would live to see the day when our constitution was regarded as trash to so many of the very people it protects! :(
Politically, the First Amendment protected “Free Speech” to ensure that the people could always be free to speak out against the government. At it’s most extreme, free speech is one of the two primary ingredients for revolution (the other being the right for the people to keep and bear arms.).
And here I thought the “legal technicality” argument went the way of the way of high-button shoes. The “legal technicality” of which you speak is called The Bill of Rights. Ginsberg did not toss out the verdict, that happened elsewhere as I read this — maybe I read it wrong. What I found her to say was than when a…