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By REP. RUSS DIAMOND
R-Lebanon 

Protecting Free Speech From Getting 'SLAPPed'

 

January 17, 2019



By REP. RUSS DIAMOND

(R-Lebanon)

“I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.”

– Evelyn Beatrice Hall, The Friends of Voltaire (1906)

There is nothing that unites Americans of all political stripes quite so much as the right to free speech. It was critical in gaining our independence from tyranny. The founders enshrined it in the very First Amendment to the United States Constitution. It remains a modern-day sling by which contemporary Davids can hope to defeat Goliaths. From free speech, great ideas and movements are often born.

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