Gag Order: Violation of Free Speech or Necessity?
In America, we take our First Amendment rights very seriously, and for good reason. According to the Constitution (where the First Amendment is outlined), it is forbidden for Congress or any government body to compel, control, or otherwise punish a United States citizen for saying what they want, when they want, how they want. This amendment also protects those wishing to freely practice their religion, assemble peacefully, and for the press to write whatever it wants (as long as it’s true) without repercussions from the government. There are exceptions to every rule, however, even with the First Amendment. For one