I'd like to provide you all with some text i've recieved in a journalism class. The entire first quarter of the year was spent on the first amendment. Our rights of the first one inlclude ONLY these: Freedom of religion, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of assembly, and right to petition. For the freedom of speech part, there ARE some limits. Some legal limits. They are:
Clear and Present Danger
Libel and Slander
Conflight with Other Legitimate Social Or Governmental Interests
Time, Place and Manner
So no, you dont have the legal right to say 'fuck you' on national television, or show your tits during a superbowl halftime show. I agree that we SHOULD be able to curse etc. as we feel, but there do need to be a few limits so that we dont abuse it. Just so everyone knows, the 5th one means that in times of crisis(war) the government can restrict it for security(idioticly). They can also place a gag order on the press during war and participants in a trial. I agree this is idiocy, but you have no constitutional right to tell someone to fuck themself on CSPAN.
Freedom Of Speech isnt as general as most people think
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