Tagged First Amendment

Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks in Youngstown, Ohio, Monday, Aug. 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
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Does the First Amendment Protect Deliberate Lies?

“It is not ‘freedom of the press’ when newspapers and others are allowed to say and write whatever they want even if it is completely false!” Donald Trump tweeted on Sunday. I will refrain from belaboring the contradictions in his concern for the danger of false statements in public life, because the question he raised is…

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