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[FYI] k5: Too much freedom


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Posted by FFFish on Tue Jul 25th, 2000 at 03:11:29 AM MEST 
Name any one of the freedoms guaranteed in the First Amendment. 

If you can't, don't worry. More than a third of Americans aren't aware
that speech, press, religion, assembly and petition of grievances aren't
protected First Amendment freedoms. 

Freedom in America? Don't bet on it: your neighbours wouldn't
approve. There are some signs that the public doesn't want its

Didn't know about the First Amendment freedoms? Don't worry: you'd
be a pretty typical American if, in addition to being First Amendment
ignorant, you also figure the press has too much freedom, that some
kooky religions should be banned, and that rallies and public speech
should be limited. 


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