Robert La Follette Quote

It is no answer to say that when the war is over the citizen may once more resume his rights and feel some security in his liberty and his person. As I have already tried to point out, now is precisely the time when the country needs the counsel of all its citizens. In time of war even more than in time of peace, whether citizens happen to agree with the ruling administration or not, these precious fundamental personal rights-free speech, free press, and right of assemblage so explicitly and emphatically guaranteed by the Constitution should be maintained inviolable.


Free Speech in Wartime (October 6, 1917)

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It is no answer to say that when the war is over the citizen may once more resume his rights and feel some security in his liberty and his person. As ...

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It is no answer to say that when the war is over the citizen may once more resume his rights and feel some security in his liberty and his person. As ...

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It is no answer to say that when the war is over the citizen may once more resume his rights and feel some security in his liberty and his person. As ...

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It is no answer to say that when the war is over the citizen may once more resume his rights and feel some security in his liberty and his person. As ...