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The First Amendment is not an altar on which we must sacrifice our children, families, and community standards. Obscene material that is not protected by the First Amendment can and must be prohibited.


Orrin Hatch

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The word 'vagina' is not an obscene word and we're not in a position to question the First Amendment...
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The point is that knowledge of God is not prohibited under the First Amendment.
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The military must be very careful in not violating an individual's First Amendment rights,
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A student's right of expression is protected by the First Amendment.
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The First Amendment applies to rogues and scoundrels. You don't lose your First Amendment rights...
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As to the media, they are protected by the First Amendment, as they should be.
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Currently under FCC policy, indecency determinations hinge on two factors. First, material must desc...
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Where the disclosure is of newsworthy information and it is made by an entity that did not act illeg...
FLOYD ABRAMS
We wish we did not have to take this action, but we must protect the First Amendment rights of video...
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The First Amendment is not a shield for illegal conduct by journalists, or journalists' sources.
GEORGE RILEY
The First Amendment is about how we govern ourselves - not about how we titillate ourselves sexually
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The First Amendment does not cover burping
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I'm not up for changing the Tenth Amendment or the Fourteenth Amendment, the First Amendment or ...
ANDREW BREITBART
Our mission is both to ensure that the First Amendment rights of our members are not trampled upon b...
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If a corporation can express opinions and be protected in doing so by the First Amendment, then ther...
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an absurd violation of our First Amendment rights.
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Sadly, it is not surprising that Americans' knowledge about the First Amendment is clearly lacking a...
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The First Amendment is first for a reason - it cannot be ignored by the D.C. City Council.
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The First Amendment was designed to allow for disruption of business as usual. It is not a quiet and...
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Sadly, it is not surprising that Americans' knowledge about the First Amendment is clearly lacking a...
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This case presents the tension between property rights and speech. When disclosure also presents a m...
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The snuffing out of sound is not a permissible exercise under the First Amendment,
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The First Amendment contradicts the First Commandment.
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The First Amendment is very important, but it's not everything.
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First come, first served, First Amendment. This is one of the few places where a community has the c...
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Jefferson wasn't really a primary author of the First Amendment. But Jefferson was the author of th...
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I do believe that supporting our First Amendment rights and supporting local law enforcement are not...
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I like to open for a band as it brings on sort of a challenge and it makes things more interesting. ...
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Laws protecting the United States flag do not cut away at the freedom of speech guaranteed in the Fi...
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It just seems to be a human trait to want to protect the speech of people with whom we agree. For th...
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Government-mandated multi-casting requirements ... would constitute a 'taking' of cable operators' p...
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Generally speaking, private and religious schools are not subject to the First Amendment.
CHARLES HAYNES
Laws protecting the United States flag do not cut away at the freedom of speech guaranteed in the Fi...
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In Cyberspace, the First Amendment is a local ordinance.
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The first step towards amendment is the recognition of error.
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I'm a big supporter of the Second Amendment. But I think I have a First Amendment right not to b...
MICHAEL NUTTER
I'm going to put freedom first and that freedom is the Second Amendment.
FRANK SCHACKELFORD
good first step, but our ultimate goal is repeal of the Wright Amendment.
ED STEWART
The First Amendment rights, everybody has them.
TERRY BRADSHAW
I want to regain my First Amendment rights.
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The Internet, as a First Amendment medium, hinges on free expression, and that means free advertisin...
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I love the protest signs protected by the First Amendment - some of them humorous, some of them pass...
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Every new & successful example therefore of a perfect separation between ecclesiastical and c...
JAMES MADISON
you begin to torment and torture the First Amendment.
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The question about those aromatic advertisements that perfume companies are having stitched into mag...
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You would not just be violating the First Amendment, but be hurting the very customers you're trying...
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You probably have the right to disclose them, guaranteed by the First Amendment, but that’s no gua...
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It does not help when an administration, in response to American attacks on American soil and Americ...
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Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise...
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It is not up to any industry or the government to set standards for what kids can see or do; that is...
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is the foundation of our judicial system as well as the founding of our nation, and that to remove i...
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Speaking Freely: Trials of the First Amendment.
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The first amendment [guaranteeing free speech] is alive and well here in Herndon.
CHARLIE WADDELL
This agreement resolves our First Amendment concerns regarding prior restraint of the right to gathe...
GEORGE COX
express his First Amendment right by picking up a spray can and painting a canvas with [him].
MARC ECKO
We still have a First Amendment that protects your business and free speech.
BILL FLORES
The First Amendment requires that compelled disclosure from journalists be a last resort, ... Apple ...
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Our First Amendment rights are not given to us by the government but are rights we inherently posses...
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I believe this really upholds the First Amendment and is sound educationally.
CHARLES HAYNES
It is the will of the American people that we have a right to protect our flag and this can only be ...
ADRIAN CRONAUER
All of our raw material suppliers must be approved by McDonald's and have to meet certain standards ...
ED SANCHEZ
If we don't know our rights, then the government can easily stop those rights ... knowing the First ...
CLAY CALVERT
The First Amendment has not repealed the ancient rule of life, that he who pays the piper calls the ...
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There are few things more precious on any university campus than freedom of thought and expression, ...
LEE BOLLINGER
The First Amendment is often inconvenient. But that is besides the point. Inconvenience does not abs...
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I can only assume that your editorial writer tripped over the First Amendment and thought it was the...
E. B. WHITE
They were exercising their First Amendment rights.
ED WHITE
He is inclined to the view of the First Amendment that the government is not intended to be hostile ...
DOUGLAS W. KMIEC
It's a public school system. It's bound by the First Amendment.
GREG LUKIANOFF
The First Amendment is often inconvenient. But that is beside the point. Inconvenience does not abso...
ANTHONY KENNEDY
The first amendment problems were paramount for us. So we decided that the ban violated our rights a...
JAMES ROGERS
Look, Orrin Hatch is not a bad guy. But he is an old guy, and he's a lifer politician.
SCOTT HOWELL
Freedom is fragile and must be protected. To sacrifice it, even as a temporary measure, is to betray...
GERMAINE GREER
All colleges and universities, inside the Seventh Circuit or not, should affirm their commitment to ...
MEAD LOOP
The government still has not disclosed or given us a real sense of whether First Amendment activitie...
ALAN SCHLOSSER
Self-sacrifice? But it is precisely the self that cannot and must not be sacrificed.
AYN RAND
We must not inflict life on children who will be resented; we must not inflict unwanted children on ...
ANNE LAMOTT
Our position - our case - is built on clear legal precedent. The [U.S.] Supreme Court has even ruled...
DANIEL MOORE
Whatever right the Second Amendment protects is not as important as it was 200 years ago... The gove...
GEORGE F. WILL
In the First Amendment, people have the right to petition the government. That is a constitutional r...
DIANA AVIV
It is becoming clear that the old platitudes can no longer be maintained, and that if we wish to imp...
HAVELOCK ELLIS
The First Amendment freedom of religion is as important today as when the Bill of Rights was first w...
ARLEN SPECTER
When I began we did not really have a lot of First Amendment law. It is really surprising to think o...
FLOYD ABRAMS
It is ironic, ... that a media company that should be seeking to protect the First Amendment is seek...
DENNY CHIN
The 1-1 from the first leg is a good result, but we must think we are starting from zero. We must no...
ANDRIY SHEVCHENKO
Our first amendment rights are irreparably harmed, every day the gag continues,
ANN BEESON
I even took a bullet for the First Amendment,
LARRY FLYNT
There are some circumstances in which the First Amendment interest comes up against another interest...
FLOYD ABRAMS
I don't think the First Amendment trumps everything.
TOM KEITH
When judges pay more credence to another judge than they do the words of the First Amendment, they p...
BEN HAND
But when ye shall hear of wars and commotions, be not terrified: for these things must first come to...
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The Justice Department is disappointed by the court's declaration that the Children's Internet Prote...
BARBARA COMSTOCK
Experience has two things to teach. The first is that we must correct a great deal and the second, t...
EUGENE DELACROIX
Respecting the Second Amendment does not mean abandoning common sense. The right to own guns in this...
CLAIRE MCCASKILL
One who comes to the Court must come to adore, not to protest. That's the new gloss on the 1st Amend...
WILLIAM ORVILLE DOUGLAS
While it is desirable to build up the colored race, we must not sacrifice our best and purest white ...
HIRAM RHODES REVELS
The law schools are taking a position on First Amendment grounds, and that position is in interferen...
DAVID SOUTER
It is not enough to say, 'We must not wage war.' It is necessary to love peace and sacrifice for it....
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
The First Amendment rejects red tape, cover-up and double-speak.
ROY BARNES
If you're not going to offend somebody you don't need the First Amendment.
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