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Churchmen are quick to defend religious freedom; lawyers were never so universally aroused as by President Roosevelt’s Court bill;  newspapers are most alert to civil liberties when there is a hint of press censorship in the air.  And educators become perturbed at every effort to curb academic freedom.  But too seldom do all of these become militant when ostensibly the rights of only one group are threatened.  They do not always react to the truism that when the rights of any individual or group are chipped away, the freedom of all erodes.
    —    Earl Warren
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To have a right to do a thing is not at all the same as to be right in doing it.
    ––     G. K. Chesterton
From his book:  “A Short History of England
[Found at: http://interestingliterature.com/2014/05/29/10-great-quotations-from-g-k-chesterton/    —    KMAB]
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