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

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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. and 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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