Legends of Dissent

Snapshots of history's greatest free speech champions.

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“To suppress free speech is a double wrong. It violates the rights of the hearer as well as those of the speaker.”
Liberty is meaningless where the right to utter one's thoughts and opinions has ceased to exist.
No right was deemed by the fathers of the government more sacred than the right of speech.
He spoke of our most fundamental right, Freedom of Speech.
Frederick Douglass strides across Boston common toward Tremont Baptist Church.