The Importance of the First Amendment: Remarks by U.S. Senators from Maine

Senators Angus King (I-Maine) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) share their thoughts on the importance of the First Amendment in advancing democracy.

U.S. Senator Angus King (I-Maine)

“[The First Amendment] enabled us to remain a free people, it enables us to engage in the rigorous debate that we have in this country, and to communicate with one another freely.”

– Senator Angus King
U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine)

“Freedom of expression is the cornerstone of all other freedoms.”

– Senator Susan Collins

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