77: Free Assembly in Polarized Times

Speaking of Simpson

19-04-2021 • 43 mins

Freedom of Assembly is one of the core protections of the First Amendment, and yet that seems more contentious today in our politically polarized times. That’s topic this week, as Pam Parry of Southeast Missouri State, Ken Paulsen of the Free Speech Center in Tennessee and Mark Stringer of the ACLU of Iowa join us to talk about why taking to the streets is an important civil liberty and yet why many Americans, politicians and law enforcement make it difficult to exercise that right.