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Happy 1st Amendment Anniversary America !!

Posted by Legal / Medical Interpreter on 10/30/2009

I want to take a moment to extend gratitude toward the strength in spirit that still resonates around these times in memory of our first amendment rights.

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The Free Speech Monument, commemorating the movement, was created in 1991 by artist Mark Brest van Kempen. It is located, appropriately, in Sproul Plaza. The monument consists of a six-inch hole in the ground filled with soil and a granite ring surrounding that hole. The granite ring bears the inscription, “This soil and the air space extending above it shall not be a part of any nation and shall not be subject to any entity’s jurisdiction.” The monument makes no explicit reference to the movement, but it evokes notions of free speech and its implications through its rhetoric

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