The writer considers the case of the Nazi Party and its plan to march in Skokie, Illinois, a Chicago suburb heavily populated with Holocaust survivors. The writer examines the legal case Village of Skokie v. National Socialist Party of America to see if the Nazis were within their rights in marching there. The writer argues that the strength of the First Amendment is that it protects everyone and cannot be censored because people dislike what is said. The writer further argues that when words are spoken with the specific intent to harm or cause a violent response (known as the Fighting Words Doctrine), the First Amendment does not protect the speaker. The paper is eleven pages long and there are eight sources listed in the bibliography.
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