A Colonial Legal Precedent Upholding Free Speech Answers Trump’s Executive Order on Social Media

Government is not an arbiter of truth. This is the precedent established in the John Peter Zenger trial, which laid the groundwork for the First Amendment. Trump is about to upend that.

Americans’ right to speak freely predates the official birth of the country. In 1735, the victory of John Peter…



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Katherine Emily

Founder, The Subversive Scrivener. Writer. Thinker. Intransigent ideologue. Radical individualist. Talent fully developed is the highest moral good.