• I think that we should be eternally vigilant against attempts to check the expression of opinions that we loathe and believe to be fraught with death, unless they so imminently threaten immediate interference with the lawful and pressing purposes of the law that an immediate check is required to save the country.

    "Abrams v. United States, 250 U.S., 630". Dissenting opinion, November 10, 1919.
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