May 16, 2005

Today / 05.16.05

by PG

Today in History (1918) - Congress passes the Sedition Act, an amendment to the Espionage Act of 1917 that makes criticism of the government a jailable offense. Though upheld by the Supreme Court in Debs v. U.S., the Acts were repealed in 1921.

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