Bruce Rosen Quoted in The Christian Science Monitor Article about the Attack on Free Speech
The idea of free speech has always been ingrained in American culture as an absolute right, protected and preserved in the First Amendment. However, in the current strained political environment, both sides seem to think that free speech should come with parameters. The article “Why free speech is under attack from right and left” published in The Christian Science Monitor discusses how this cornerstone of democracy is being reshaped. Bruce Rosen, a partner and co-founder at MARC Law, attributes the shift in thought largely to the passage of time and a new era of attorneys and political leaders.
“The old guys who remember the flag of Skokie and other free speech battle grounds like me, they’re dying off,” he said, referencing his association with the American Civil Liberties Union and a landmark case of the organization from 1977 in Skokie, Illinois, as well as generational tensions that came about within the ACLU in 2017 regarding the events in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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