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Ronald Reagan’s words ring louder than ever: freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction

12 August 2020

5:00 AM

12 August 2020

5:00 AM

Living in a democracy has responsibilities. 

Acceptance of different ideas and the right for people to have opposing views is one example. 

Freedom of speech has been taken for granted by all of us living in the western world. 

Ronald Reagan’s legendary Freedom Speech in 1964 was delivered years before he became the US President. 

He delivered it at the Republican National Convention while the USA was grappling with the threat of Communism and other foreign issues against a backdrop of civil rights and domestic issues. 

Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.

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