quote of the day: William O Douglas and free speech

Jun 17 2016 Published by under Uncategorized

Free speech is not to be regulated like diseased cattle and impure butter. The audience that hissed yesterday may applaud today, even for the same performance. --William O. Douglas

Bonus quote (bonus points if you know what the 14th amendment is without looking it up):

No patent medicine was ever put to wider and more varied use than the Fourteenth Amendment. --William O. Douglas

Quiz for the masses: The first amendment guarantees  five rights. Do you know what they are?

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The first amendment, (my numbers)

Congress shall make no law (1) respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or (2) abridging the freedom of speech, or (3) of the press; or (4) the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and (5) to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

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