Our forefathers found the evils of free thinking more to be endured than the evils of inquest or suppression. They gave the status of almost absolute individual rights to the outward means of expressing belief. I cannot believe that they left open a way for legislation to embarrass or impede the mere intellectual processes by which those expressions of belief are examined and formulated.

Justice Robert H. Jackson (1892-1954) US Supreme Court Justice
American Communications Association v. Douds, 339 U.S. 382 (1950)
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