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Why is language important to freedom?

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09/17/2014

Language is important to freedom because without it, it is harder for people to be able to make their voices heard. It is important to be able to speak out and defend the rights of people everywhere, to speak for people who can't speak for themselves, and to insist that those rights not be infringed upon by those in power. The right to freedom of speech is guaranteed in the First Amendment of the Constitution, and it's worth protecting as much now as it was when the Founding Fathers wrote it. Language and knowing how to use it is invaluable.