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Free Speech and the Supreme Court

Reader comment on item: The Paterson 'Protocols'

Submitted by JD Berman (United States), Nov 9, 2002 at 18:10

This might sound a bit extreme, but I have always found the Protocols extreme and insulting.

If I paraded in front of the Supreme Court building with placards of the families of the US Supreme Court Justices in lewd photos, would such action also constitute "Free Speech " ? Would this behavior stir a bit of anger among certain justices ?

I am curious how a country like Canada does not allow hate mongers to speak in public forums and yet has just about as much freedom as the United States.
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