My Parents Were Executed Under the Unconstitutional Espionage Act — Here\’s Why We Must Fight to Protect Julian Assange | | AlterNet

“The 1917 Act has a notorious history. It originally served to squelch opposition to World War I. It criminalized criticism of the war effort, and sent hundreds of dissenters to jail just for voicing their opinions. It transformed dissent into treason.”

via My Parents Were Executed Under the Unconstitutional Espionage Act — Here\’s Why We Must Fight to Protect Julian Assange | | AlterNet.

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