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From: Allan Hales
To: Rep. Briscoe, J.,
Subject: Free Speach--Period
Date: 2020-02-26T00:53:52Z
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Dear Representative Briscoe,

    I would like to comment on our first amendment right of free speech and the assault on it form the left. The founders didn't put the individual right of free speech as first in the the Bill of Rights by accident--it is first because all other God given rights depend on that right for individuals to express themselves.

    Many ignorant of the principal of Free speech claim that governments have a right to limit that Right, but that is where they go wrong--not ignorantly, but deliberately to derail our freedoms. It is said over and over again that no one has the right to scream "Fire" in a crowded meeting! Yes they do have that right, and to try and legislate that right away is unconstitutional. If there is "Fire", it needs to be known, but if there is no "Fire", then the person who "Lied" and yelled "Fire" needs to be prosecuted for "Lying", not for free speech!!!

    The only restriction on Free Speech should be to prosecute those who are lying, and that should go for all people regardless of their wealth, status, or position. The only ones exempt are those who are mentally handicapped.

    So your hate speech laws are all unconstitutional. It's time to prosecute the "Liar" and leave the people alone in their God Given right to speak!!

    Yes, some of the things people say are terrible, but God never promised that this life would be easy.

    Now please, go to and remove any restrictions on free speech!

Thanks
Allan Hales
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Daniel Webster: One of the most stern of all warnings
came from the great statesman Daniel Webster when he
said: “If we and our posterity reject religious
instruction and authority, violate the rules of 
eternal justice, trifle with the injunctions of 
morality and recklessly destroy the political
constitution which holds us together, no one can
tell how sudden a catastrophe may overwhelm us,
that shall bury all our glory in profound obscurity.”

The rifle itself has no moral stature, since it has no will of its own. 
Naturally, it may be used by evil men for evil purposes, but there are 
more good men than evil, and while the latter cannot be persuaded to the 
path of righteousness by propaganda, they can certainly be corrected by 
good men with rifles. – Jeff Cooper, The Art of the Rifle [1997]