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By David L. Hudson Jr.
First Amendment Center research attorney
The First Amendment prohibits government from abridging "the right of the people peaceably to assemble." FULL STORY>

Let’s support free speech even when others test its limits
By Gene Policinski, Westboro Baptist anti-gay protesters are prompting creative official attempts to silence their speech. 11.30.08
Divided 9th Circuit panel strikes down Seattle parade-permit law
Two judges agree ordinance gives police too much authority in granting permits; third judge disagrees. 12.15.08

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