We must never forget that the most important achievement of the union movement was the protection of the right that makes all other rights possible -- freedom of speech. The First Amendment comes with a union label.

~~~Linda R. Monk, J.D., constitutional scholar, author of The Words We Live By: Your Annotated Guide to the Constitution


For the full story, see:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/linda-r-monk-jd/how-unions-saved-the-cons_b_827479.html


 
 
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