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Free Speech and Profanity


Hadley Arkes says in a nearby letter that he has caught us in a contradiction on free speech and profanity. Alas, our friend and noted legal scholar is so eager to score debating points that he misses a crucial distinction between government and private action.

We opposed the National Labor Relations Board’s intrusion into General Motors’ speech restrictions on employees because private employers have the right to determine the proper rules of workplace conduct. Workers have a right to free speech but they don’t have the…

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