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Let politicians regulate freedom of speech and only politicians will be able to speak freely

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Americans from all walks of life understand how extraordinarily special the First Amendment is. Like the founders, they know that the free exchange of ideas and the ability to criticize their government are necessary for our democracy to survive. Benjamin Franklin noted that “whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech.” The First Amendment is...

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