we are going to war with Germany . we need to prevent German immigrants in the country from doing bad things.
Espionage act of 1917 : to convey information that's going to interfere with the armed forces of the united states or if you wanted to support the enemies openly you will get 30 years in prison or be sentenced to death.
my name is Charles Schenck. I think the draft is unconstitutional and you shouldn't join..
you cant say that
Let me free! Don't trim the First Amendment the Espionage Act does that for you Congress LET ME FREE!
sorry civil liberties are not accurate during war. we can not let you go !
Oliver W. Holmes
if your freedom of speech crosses the line and causes danger then it isn't free anymore.