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Thoughts from Maharrey Head #95: Free Speech for Real

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about freedom of speech in light of Kathy Griffin’s photo with Trump’s severed head. Comedian Kathy Griffin sparked the brouhaha of the week when a picture of her holding the likeness of Pres. Trump’s severed head surfaced. Social media went […]

Thoughts from Maharrey Head #37: Freedom of Speech and the First Amendment

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head I talk about the First Amendment, its relation to freedom of speech, and more generally the importance of free expression in a free society. The recent shutdown of a Donald Trump rally in Chicago has generated a lot of discussion about freedom […]

Constitution 101: Freedom of Speech and the Press, the Palladium of Liberty

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Freedom of speech and freedom of the press were among the core liberties many American believed needed express protection in a bill of rights from infringement by the newly created federal government. Freedom of speech and the press find their roots in the same soil – liberty of conscience. If people have the right to […]