Businesses should have the right to join in democratic discussion

December 20, 2012 | By TIMOTHY SANDEFUR

In 1765, Philadelphia printer William Bradford protested against the Stamp Act by printing this symbol in the spot where people were supposed to attach the required tax stamp. Bradford was complying with the law—while drawing people’s attention to the injustice of the tax. Bradford’s act was not unusual: business owners were at the he ...