Perhaps no state recognizes the importance of freedom more than Vermont whose state motto is "Freedom and Unity." But now, that freedom is under attack thanks to self-labeled "reformers" who are seeking to restrict political speech in Vermont.
The United States Constitution says that "Congress shall make no law…abridging the freedom of speech." Why do politicians in Vermont want to limit speech in their state? They may think that enacting contribution limits is not the same as limiting speech or perhaps they believe the amount of money spent on politics is outrageously high. Both arguments, though, are easily refuted.
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