Second Thoughts on Rust v. Sullivan and the First Amendment

Constitutional Commentary, Vol. 9, No. 5, 1992

William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-165

5 Pages Posted: 1 Oct 2011 Last revised: 29 Dec 2014

William W. Van Alstyne

Duke University School of Law; William & Mary Law School

Date Written: 1992

Abstract

This reaction to the decision and commentary on Rust v. Sullivan advances two parallel hypotheticals as a means of addressing the divisive nature of the issue in Rust, that is may a government speaker be required to encourage certain viewpoint regarding the use of abortion in family planning.

Keywords: First Amendment, Government Speech, Abortion

Suggested Citation

Van Alstyne, William W., Second Thoughts on Rust v. Sullivan and the First Amendment (1992). Constitutional Commentary, Vol. 9, No. 5, 1992; William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-165. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1935606

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