The Constitution is not neutral. It was designed to take the government off the backs of people.
The way to combat noxious ideas is with other ideas. The way to combat falsehoods is with truth.
The critical point is that the Constitution places the right of silence beyond the reach of government.
One who comes to the Court must come to adore, not to protest. That's the new gloss on the 1st Amendment.
Marriage is a coming together for better or for worse, hopefully enduring, and intimate to the degree of being sacred.
We who have the final word can speak softly or angrily. We can seek to challenge and annoy, as we need not stay docile and quiet.
Since when have we Americans been expected to bow submissively to authority and speak with awe and reverence to those who represent us?
The 5th Amendment is an old friend and a good friend. one of the great landmarks in men's struggle to be free of tyranny, to be decent and civilized.
Free speech is not to be regulated like diseased cattle and impure butter. The audience that hissed yesterday may applaud today, even for the same performance.
At the constitutional level where we work, 90 percent of any decision is emotional. The rational part of us supplies the reasons for supporting our predilections.