The Resource Understanding your right to free speech, Sally Ganchy and Claudia Isler, (electronic resource)

Understanding your right to free speech, Sally Ganchy and Claudia Isler, (electronic resource)

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Understanding your right to free speech
Title
Understanding your right to free speech
Statement of responsibility
Sally Ganchy and Claudia Isler
Title variation
Right to free speech
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Language
eng
Summary
It is often observed that Americans passionately believe in their own right to free speech but can be quick to demand censure of anyone else's speech that they don't agree with or are offended by. This goes straight to the thorny heart of the free speech debate-how far should society and government go to protect a citizen's right to utter all kinds of free speech, including profane, unpopular, revolutionary, or blasphemous. Who gets to decide what is acceptable and unacceptable, popular or unpopular speech-and are wordless actions and symbolic gestures considered types of speech to be protected as well? This book tackles complicated questions and reveals the wide ranges of answers that have been provided by politicians, thinkers, courts, and average citizens over the nation's history. Historically rich and up-to-the-minute, thought-provoking and conscience stirring, this book illuminates free speech issues. Includes complete text of the Constitution Preamble and the Bill of Rights
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Ganchy, Sally
Dewey number
323.44/30973
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Personal freedom & civic duty
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  • Freedom of speech
  • Constitutional amendments
  • Freedom of speech
  • Constitutional amendments
  • Electronic books
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Understanding your right to free speech, Sally Ganchy and Claudia Isler, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781448846740
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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12175609
Publisher number
MWT12175609
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Understanding your right to free speech, Sally Ganchy and Claudia Isler, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781448846740
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12175609
Publisher number
MWT12175609
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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