Freedom of Speech and Press: Exceptions to the First Amendment

While freedom of speech is one of our fundamental rights, there are limitations. ... As a general rule, limitations on free speech preclude speech that is harmful to others, threatening, or generally repulsive and reviled. The PDF below is the Congressional Report on the laws and limitations on freedom of speech. Please also keep in mind that freedom of speech does not protect you against private entities, it only protects you from the government trying to censor you.

https://fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/95-815.pdf


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