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Excuse Me Sir, You Can Only Speak Freely Elsewhere, Not Here

April 17, 2012
Giacomo, Godfather Politics

When our Founding Fathers wrote the US Constitution and Bill of Rights, they fully intended for them to stand as long as our nation stood.  But as we see our nation crumbling around us, the Constitution and Bill of Rights are also crumbling to the ground.

In the latest instance, the historic city of Williamsburg, Virginia is seriously considering stripping Americans of their First Amendment right to the freedom of speech.

It seems that some merchants in town complained about Christian’s trying to witness, preach and hand out materials on the public sidewalks outside their businesses.  Rather than inform the business owners that the Christians’ right to speak in public is guaranteed by the First Amendment, they are taking the side of the complainers and are ready to enact a city ordinance that will establish designated areas for free speech and restrict free speech in other areas.  Furthermore, there would be an additional condition placed on the free speech zones stating that any speaking heard more than 50 feet away would be a violation.

And now… the rest of the story. …..

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