Illinois Bill Would Empower Complainers To Stop Free Speech

Anonymity is a cornerstone of free speech. It is also often used to do ill. If we lived in England, then the move by the Illinois legislature to interfere in the internet would make sense because they have no right of free speech. But we have the First Amendment; this nation has decided to deal with the risks and allow speech to remain free. This means permitting anonymity. Back during the French Revolution, the extremists got their way by demanding that trials be open and the members of the jury Read more […]