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Elena Kagan on the First Amendment – troubling, to say the least.

By J. DeVoy

From the Citizens United v. FEC oral arguments, Kagan argues that a statute banning books is valid as long as it is not applied.


Future post: Obama’s shockingly poor record on civil liberties, including things like giving INTERPOL agents unprecedented diplomatic immunity in the United States, the continued cyber-surveillance of average citizens, and renewing the Patriot Act despite his expressed desire to change or repeal it, which never happened despite his supersonic-speed backtracking.  His blasé attitude about the First Amendment, evidenced by the Kagan nomination, is just another data point to this end.

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