The Constitution and free speech

Freeway blogging is constitutionally protected free speech.

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.

– U.S. Constitution, First Amendment

Every person may freely speak, write and publish his or her sentiments on all subjects, being responsible for the abuse of this right. A law may not restrain or abridge liberty of speech or press.

– CALIFORNIA CONSTITUTION, ARTICLE 1, DECLARATION OF RIGHTS

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Unfortunately some law enforcement officers don’t care what the law say.

I don’t care what the law says.

– CHP officer Sean Mitchell, Davis, California on Friday October 9, 2009 about 4:30 p.m.

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