Free Speech

Free Speech

The First Amendment and the California Constitution protect the freedom of speech and expression. Free speech is a cornerstone of democracy. The ACLU makes sure that everyone has the right to speak freely without fear of censorship.

SFPD photo by Thomas Hawk via Flickr

ACLU responds to excessive force used on protesters. Read more »

"I can't breathe" t-shirt

ACLU defends "I can't breathe" t-shirts at school. Read more »

Michael T. Risher

Your free speech rights at demonstrations and protests. Know Your Rights »

UC Davis students at press conference

$1M settlement for pepper-sprayed UC Davis students. Read more »

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