Hearings on Proposed Legislation to Curb Or Control the Communist Party of the U.S.: Hearings ... Subcommittee on Legislation on H.R. 4422 and H.R. 4581. February 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 19, and 20, 1948
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Էջ 372 - The Communists disdain to conceal their views and aims. They openly declare that their ends can be attained only by the forcible overthrow of all existing social conditions.
Էջ 55 - ... be punished by a fine of not more than $5,000 or imprisonment for not more than twelve months, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
Էջ 19 - If there is any fixed star in our constitutional constellation, it is that no official, high or petty, can prescribe what shall be orthodox in politics, nationalism, religion, or other matters of opinion or force citizens to confess by word or act their faith therein If there are any circumstances which permit an exception, they do not now occur to us.
Էջ 369 - States, to print, publish, edit, issue, circulate, sell, distribute, or publicly display any written or printed matter advocating, advising, or teaching the duty, necessity, desirability, or propriety of overthrowing or destroying any government in the United States by force or violence...
Էջ 61 - The most stringent protection of free speech would not protect a man in falsely shouting fire in a theatre and causing a panic.
Էջ 19 - Party, the taint of the group is to ignore both our traditions that guilt like belief is "personal and not a matter of mere association" and the obvious fact that "men adhering to a political party or other organization notoriously do not subscribe unqualifiedly to all of its platforms or asserted principles.
Էջ 301 - States, the third communist international, or any other foreign agency, political party, organization, or government which either directly or indirectly carries on, advocates, teaches, justifies, aids, or abets the overthrow by any unlawful means of, or which directly or indirectly carries on, advocates, teaches, justifies, aids, or abets a program of sabotage, force and violence, sedition or treason against, the government of the United States or of this state.
Էջ 165 - Whoever, owing allegiance to the United States, levies war against them, or adheres to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort within the United States or elsewhere, is guilty of treason.
Էջ 20 - They stand for the proposition that legislative acts, no matter what their form, that apply either to named individuals or to easily ascertainable members of a group in such a way as to inflict punishment on them without a judicial trial are bills of attainder prohibited by the Constitution.