The 1st Amendment pinball machine

The First Amendment is simple: you can say anything you want unless the Government says you can’t. Confused by all that chin music about “viewpoint discrimination,” “limited public forum,” “time place and manner,” etc.?  Think of it as a pinball machine where the speech restriction is a ball shot into the playfield and flipped against a series of bumpers until it eventually dribbles out the exit slot. No fair to bang or tilt.First Amendment pinball 3







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3 Responses to The 1st Amendment pinball machine

  1. Alex Bunin says:

    Squawk, pinball is so 20th Century. Don’t you have an X-Box metaphor? 😉
    Nice graphics, as always.


  2. Kathryn Kase says:

    I look forward to the rest of (what I hope will be) your series on The Games that Bill of Rights Jurisprudence Resembles.


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