Apr 172018
 
The Art of Sedition, Antiwar.com Contest. Ends May 31st.

100 years ago, during World War I, the U.S. Congress passed the Espionage and Sedition Acts of 1918. Wartime censorship was broadly applied and anything that cast the government or the war effort in a negative light or interfered with the sale of government bonds could land you in jail for years. The act was repealed on December 13, 1920, but not before thousands of people were convicted and jailed for what we consider free […]