In a speech to the First Continental Congress, Benjamin Franklin makes a disingenuous effort to sound impartial. Also, a mnemonic for the rights protected by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (peaceable assembly, religion, press, petition, speech).
August 4, 2014
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