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Old 03-24-2020, 06:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Northern Piper View Post
The Supreme Court disagrees with you. . The combined effect of freedom of speech and freedom of assembly is that freedom of association is protected by the First Amendment at the federal level, and at the state level via the Due Process clause of the Fourteenth Amendment: NAACP v. Alabama
Freedom of association is not absolute. Courts may order an individual to not associate with certain other people. The term "restraining order" comes to mind.

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Originally Posted by Jackknifed Juggernaut View Post
Interesting. Thanks for this little trivia item. I assume this includes other forms of the word?
Browse the Constitution and count occurrences.

1 - Freedom: freedom of speech [and] the press
3 - Free: free Persons (amended out); free exercise of religion; the security of a free State
3 - Liberty: Blessings of Liberty (preamble, not law); life, liberty [and] property (twice)