From Town Criers to Bloggers: How Will Journalism Survive the Internet Age?
The First Amendment of the United States Constitution does not outline who or what groups can speak and when. It protects everyone's right to dissent or support a point of view when addressing the government without fear. It further limits the authourity of the government to impose such restrictions. Therefore, these debates to restrict free speech should not even be taking place. The idea itself, to limit free speech is unconstitutional.