"The people shall not be deprived or abridged of
their right to speak, or to publish their
sentiments; and the freedom of the press,
as one of the great bulwarks of liberty,
shall be inviolable." -James Madison
"The Bill of Rights"
"Congress shall make no law respecting an
establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free
exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of
speech, or of the press; or the right of the people
peaceably to assemble, and to petition the
Government for a redress of grievances."
"If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb
and silent we may be led, like sheep to the
slaughter." -George Washington