The first job of a citizen is to keep your mouth open. --
Free speech is either the most important thing to protect in order
to maintain our freedom or it is the indicator that tells how free
we are. I'm not sure which. Here are some groups I think are doing
good work for free speech.
is more about this.
Here's something I think indicates the current status of free speech:
It is against the law for news organizations to
photograph flag covered coffins of U.S. troops killed in Iraq.