Protecting Free Speech
Last updated 2/1/2021 at 3:11pm
Thank you County Commissioners and Sheriff Mahoney for supporting and drafting the resolution declaring Transylvania County a “Constitutional Rights Protected County.” The importance of this declaration cannot be overstated.
Although the impetus for this resolution may have been the Second Amendment, it is important to note that our First Amendment rights are currently under attack, especially freedom of speech.
Freedom of speech is inherent in any civilized society. When free speech dies, society travels a dark road. In the last century, Stalinist Russia, Maoist China and Nazi German...