Sunday, September 11, 2016

Lecture Three: “Freedom of Speech and Religion”




The First Amendment sets clear limits on government power with regard to speech and religion.

While the First Amendment has remained unchanged since its ratification, with the rise of Progressivism, actions taken by all three branches of government have worked to undermine it. As a result, government today is able to exert an ever-growing control over the lives of American citizens.


  1. With the lastest dustup over Colin Kapernick' free speech right, I'm reminded of past dustups on the right side where leftwingers solemnly caution, '...but that doesn't mean you can shout fire in a crowded movie theater.'

    Which brings me to a couple of questions.

    When's the last time you've ever heard of some one 'shouting fire in a crowded movie theater?'

    Can a person burn the US flag in a crowded movie theater?