Sunday, October 16, 2011

As we watch the reactions to the Occupy Wall Street movement

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Judges defending Constitution must sometimes share their foxhole with scoundrels of every sort, but to abandon post because of poor company is to sell freedom cheaply; it is fair summary of history to say that safeguards of liberty have often been forged in controversies involving not very nice people.

Snyder v. Phelps, 580 F.3d 206 (4th Cir. 2009)
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