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    Freedoms of expression and speech

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    Where do our freedoms of expression and speech logically begin and end? Sources of these rights are named.

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    Why was the constitution written? Simply put, it was written to protect American citizens against a tyrannical government. It was written to limit the reach of government so that American citizens could live without fear of state-sponsored persecution.

    Long before the constitution was written, the Declaration of Independence was penned and signed. There, it says, "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."

    Now, this is a very important philosophical statement that the founding fathers believed. The constitution was written to support this principle. Therefore, what we see in the constitution ...

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