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What is Free Expression?

We often talk about free expression and how it is protected by the First Amendment. Yet the words “free expression” don’t appear anywhere in the 45 words of the First Amendment. Free expression encompasses all the different ways we use our freedoms to share who we are and what we believe with the world around us. Lata Nott, our fellow for the First Amendment, breaks it down.

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