Reports of Cases at Law and in Chancery Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Illinois, Volume 4 (Google eBook)

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Page 399 - That the printing presses shall be free to every person who undertakes to examine the proceedings of the legislature, or any branch of government ; and no law shall ever be made to restrain the right thereof. The free communication of thoughts and opinions is one of the invaluable rights of man ; and every citizen may freely speak, write and print on any subject; being responsible for the abuse of that...
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