Regents Prep: U.S. History & Government
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  Question 2 of 34   World War One
“The most stringent protection of free speech would not protect a man in falsely shouting fire in a theater and causing a panic."

-Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes


Which interpretation of the Bill of Rights does this statement illustrate?


 1.  The needs of the government are more important than civil liberties.

 2.  Constitutional protections of liberty are not absolute.

 3.  The Supreme Court can eliminate freedoms listed in the Bill of Rights.

 4.  The Bill of Rights does not safeguard individual liberties.

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