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Amendment I (Speech and Press)



Document 6

Virginia Declaration of Rights, sec. 12

12 June 1776

12. That the freedom of the press is one of the great bulwarks of liberty, and can never be restrained but by despotick governments.


The Founders' Constitution
Volume 5, Amendment I (Speech and Press), Document 6
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