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Jim Sleeper

Corporate free speech? Since when?

By Jim Sleeper
September 5, 2009

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"Robust speech" must be protected even if it's obnoxious, but no corporation -- unless it's a news-media company, whose business is to facilitate free speech -- can be the kind of speaker or citizen the First Amendment's framers intended to protect. (Full article: 673 words)

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