Comment: Permit = permission. A Right

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Permit = permission. A Right

Permit = permission.
A Right is something you don't need (a permit) permission to exercise.
The 1st amendment is not a permit. It is a declaration of rights which are subordinate to no law.
I no more require a permit to speak than I would to breathe in and out.

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