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July 10, 2012

Is “government speech” superior to an individual’s First Amendment rights?

Just about everything the government does involves speech of one form or another. Certainly, nobody will contest that government officials enjoy their freedom to take to the bully pulpit. But, when they do, is their speech entitled to the same protection that individuals are entitled to under the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution? If so, ...