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The Complete Bill of Rights - The Drafts, Debates, Sources, and Origins, 2nd Edition by Cogan, Neil H (13th August 2015)

Ch.2 Amendment I: Free Speech and Free Press Clauses

From: The Complete Bill of Rights: The Drafts, Debates, Sources, and Origins (2nd Edition)

Neil H. Cogan

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 11 December 2018

Fourthly. That in article 1st, section 9, between clauses 3 and 4 [of the Constitution], be inserted these clauses, to wit, … The people shall not be deprived or abridged of their right to speak, to write, or to publish their sentiments; and the freedom of the press, as one of the great bulwarks of liberty, shall be inviolable. Congressional Register, June 8, 1789, vol. 1, p. 427. Fourthly . That in article 1st, section 9, between clauses 3 and 4 [of the Constitution], be inserted these clauses, to wit: … The people shall not be deprived or abridged of their right...
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