Why are libel, obscenity, fighting words, and commercial speech nonprotected speech?

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    They are offensive to the average person.
     Amendments to the Constitution in the last one hundred years have restricted those forms of speech.
     They are not essential to democratic deliberations and self-government.
asked Aug 3, 2012 in Political Science by anonymous
    

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They are not essential to democratic deliberations and self-government.
answered Aug 5, 2012 by Trex ~Top Expert~ (5,685 points)



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