• Welcome to the library, is your speech protected here?

    The First Amendment protects us from government interference in our speech in a public space. The means that when we are in a public place, such as a park, we can express our opinions freely and the government can’t tell us what to say or what kind of information we need in order to form our thoughts. Does the same apply to public libraries? Can the government decide what books we can’t read? Can our access to books or websites be limited? READ MORE