- - Wednesday, April 30, 2014

ANALYSIS/OPINION:

Freedom of speech is every American’s constitutional right. A person can say what they want, whenever they want, regardless of whether the content of their message is offensive to anyone.

This is an establishment our Founding Fathers implemented more than two centuries ago. These men of distinction from the Colonial age mandated this amendment in an era when digital technology was still hundreds of years away.

The burden of integrity and morality of what is said during the exercise of free speech rests solely on the individual exercising his right of free speech. We must be mindful of what we say, how we say it, when we say it and where we say it.

WAYNE E. WILLIAMS

Camden, N.J.

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