If corporations are people & money is free speech then doesn't that mean that there is no longer any
democracy by humans for humans and that the USA is truly a corporatocracy?
The citizens united ruling that allowed that to happen is a travesty that citizens must push back to overturn. We are not as "free" as we like to believe we are in the US.
The citizens United ruling never said corporations are poeple, that is a straw man argument. They rightly ruled that that the 1st Amendment protects free speech and says nothing about the speaker.
by LoliHey 2 years ago
Doesn't freedom of speech mean that there are no consequences?Lately we hear about people losing their jobs for stuff they tweet and post. People say, "Well, freedom of speech does not mean freedom from consequences." I beg to differ, though. You're supposed to be able...
by SparklingJewel 8 years ago
Grassroots Gag OrderFellow Patriots,There is a movement underway right now to clamp down on our free-speech rights in way we previously couldn't imagine.I'm not kidding, this piece of legislation will have you spitting your drink... so sit back, swallow any fluids, and brace yourself for this rest...
by VC L Veasey 2 years ago
Is The Confederate Flag A Symbol Of White Supremacy And Racism?
by Jeff Berndt 6 years ago
So we have freedom of speech in the US, but we also have a crime called "incitement to riot."If you want to commit that crime, what you need to do is get up in front of a group of people, and say some words. If the words you say make the crowd angry enough to run around assaulting other...
by ngureco 4 years ago
Where do we draw the line between free speech and hate speech for text we print on Facebook?
by RealityTalk 5 years ago
Is freedom of speech compromised in America today?It appears difficult to publish articles pertaining to racism, unless the racist in question is white skinned. It also appears difficult to publish articles pertaining to same-sex marriage if the article is anti-same-sex marriage; even if the...
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