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Speaking Freely: The Future Of The First Amendment

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The Supreme Court was founded with our Constitution back in 1789. But it only started making major rulings on the First Amendment about a century ago, after World War I.

With the free speech challenges of today, what should violate the First Amendment? How should we respond as a society? Who gets to decide what speech is amplified or buried on social platforms?

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