Thursday, May 13, 2010

Is Free Speech Free If You Have to Tell the Government?

I saw this article come through on Twitter and almost dropped my daily dose of caffeine.

You have to read about a lawsuit to protect your rights when talking to your neighbor......

Lawsuit Seeks to Protect Americans’ Right To Most-Basic Political Speech: Talking to Their Neighbors
John Kramer

Washingtonians from both sides of the political spectrum filed a lawsuit today to stop their state from monitoring, collecting and publicly disseminating information about the political activities of private citizens who do nothing more than urge their fellow citizens to take political action.  They seek to vindicate the belief that if the First Amendment protects anything, it protects the right of all Americans to speak to one another about the issues affecting their lives without having to first register with the government.........

HT to Conservative Gal

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