The Free Speech Museum is intended to serve as a permanent Internet resource on the freedom of speech. Its name also implies that if certain present trends are not stopped, in the 21st century free speech will be regarded as a historical curiosity worthy of being enshrined in a museum.
"No law" means "no law"--Justice Hugo Black
Gallery of Indecency
ACLU v. Reno: The Case Against the Communications Decency Act
Originally published in the February 1996 Ethical Spectacle
Introduction: The Free Speech Rulebook
Does Free Speech Exist?
Free Speech, Optimism and Self-Deception
Indecency and Morality
Obscenity Does Not Exist
The (Semiotic) Stench of a Burning Flag (Amendment)
Conclusion: Prove All Things, Hold Fast the Good
Originally published in the November 1995 Ethical Spectacle
Introduction: Pornography in Our Lives
Is Pornography Bad?
Catharine Mackinnon: Pornography is Oppression
Nadine Strossen: Pornography Must Be Tolerated
Wendy McElroy: Pornography Is Good
Conclusion: Words, Not Laws, Should Be Our Weapons
Mark Mangan and I have written a book on free speech in cyberspace.
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