Criminalizing Free Speech: The Sedition Act Trials (Video)
Criminalizing Free Speech: The Sedition Act Trials Video by Tenth Amendment Center
Attacks on the Freedom of Speech are nothing new. Benjamin Franklin warned about them as far back as 1722. And the Sedition Act of 1798 was a direct assault. Learn the stories of some of the people arrested and prosecuted under one of the worst federal acts in history.