Misunderstood Freedom Of Speech

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According to the First Amendment of the Constitution, every American citizen has the right to freedom of speech. As a right with no definite and clear boundaries, it has been misunderstood and taken advantage of. Protesting, a type of speech-plus or symbolic speech, is an example of when the topic of freedom of speech is misunderstood or taken out of context. Many times has an American citizen protested in what most would consider “unpatriotic” and “unjust.” The actuality of the situation is not far off; one might even say it is spot on. It is not acceptable in any form or fashion to protest any one thing in an unpatriotic manner, whatsoever. It is unacceptable because it is disrespectful, illogical, and untraditional. The United States of
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