Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Liberty Quotes

"It is unclear how disarming law-abiding citizens would better protect them from the dangers and threats posed by those who would flout the law. It is at just such times that the constitutional right to self-defense is most precious and must be protected from government overreach." -- Rick Scott (1959-) Governor of Florida Source: in rejecting Tampa Bay politicians request seeking suspension of the concealed-carry laws outside the Republican and Democratic national conventions

"Most of us tend to think of “speech” and “press” in the relatively traditional modes of the spoken and printed word… We should bear in mind that – whatever the Framers of the Bill of Rights may have expected – the First Amendment has adapted over the years to telephones, motion pictures, radio and television broadcasting, fax, cable, and is now just beginning to take measure of digital communication." -- Robert M. O'Neil Source: Free Speech and the College Community, 1997

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