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Freedom of Speech

6.Which of the following is correct with regard to commercial speech?

a.The government cannot regulate commercial speech.
b.The government can regulate the time, place or manner of commercial speech, but it cannot prevent it.
c.The government can restrict or prevent commercial speech, so long as the speech does not have political content.
d.The government can prohibit commercial speech if the Congress and the President agree.

7. Which of the following is true regarding obscene speech?
a. It cannot be prevented, but can be subject to time, place or manner restrictions.
b. Because the definition of obscene is so subjective, it cannot be restricted or prevented.
c. Even though the definition of obscene speech is subjective, if speech is determined to be obscene, it loses all constitutional protection.
d. Obscene speech and offensive speech receive the same degree of protection.
e. The U.S. Supreme Court has set out a clear definition of what speech is defined as obscene and therefore unprotected.

8. Which of the following is considered to be fully protected speech under the U.S. Constitution?

a. Political speech only
b. Political speech and commercial speech
c. Offensive speech and commercial speech
d. Commercial speech only
e. Political speech, commercial speech and offensive speech

9. Which of the following receives at least some protection under the U.S. Constitution?

a. Political speech only
b. Political speech and commercial speech
c. Offensive speech and commercial speech
d. Commercial speech only
e. Political speech, commercial speech and offensive speech

10. Which of the following receives at least some protection under the U.S. Constitution?

a. Obscene speech
b. Offensive speech
c. Both obscene speech and offensive speech
d. Neither obscene speech nor offensive speech

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6. A - the government cannot regular commercial speech

7. E - it can be government regulated and obscene speech is seen as ...

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multiple choice questions and answers regarding commercial speech, obscene speech, offensive speech, political speech

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