Dear Editor: Preserve Free Speech
March 10, 2021
After reading the political debate going on in the Ledger Viewpoint page, it is good to see that freedom of speech is alive and well in Whitehall, Montana. Unfortunately, this is not universally the case in our country as we read of people being shamed, ostracized, censored, and even fired from their jobs simply for expressing their beliefs.
Debate in the public square is a hallmark of a free society; those living under totalitarian/communist regimes know only too well the value of free speech and the consequences of its loss. Immigrants who came here from countries that w...