Anthony Kennedy Quote

First Amendment freedoms are most in danger when the government seeks to control thought or to justify its laws for that impermissible end. The right to think is the beginning of freedom, and speech must be protected from the government because speech is the beginning of thought.


Ashcroft v. Free Speech Coalition, 535 U.S. 234 (2002) (Opinion of the Court).

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First Amendment freedoms are most in danger when the government seeks to control thought or to justify its laws for that impermissible end. The right ...

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First Amendment freedoms are most in danger when the government seeks to control thought or to justify its laws for that impermissible end. The right ...

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First Amendment freedoms are most in danger when the government seeks to control thought or to justify its laws for that impermissible end. The right ...

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First Amendment freedoms are most in danger when the government seeks to control thought or to justify its laws for that impermissible end. The right ...