Thursday, March 23, 2017

Bulwarks Of Liberty

The freedom of the press is one of the great bulwarks of liberty, and can never be restrained but by despotic governments.

-- George Mason (1725 - 1792), Virginia planter, politician, delegate to the U.S. Constitutional Convention of 1787, and father of the United States Bill of Rights, Virginia Declaration of Rights, Article 12 (12 June 1776)

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