We the People: May government curtail free speech?
March 8, 2021
Does the government have authority to curtail speech that might cause injury to our national security? Such power, asserted throughout the history of our nation, raises thorny questions about the nature, meaning and scope of two key constitutional provisions when they collide.
On one hand, Congress has authority under Article 1, Section 8, to “provide for the common defense.” Everyone unde...