Government and Censorship

“Everybody is free to abstain from reading books, magazines, and newspapers he dislikes and to recommend to other people to shun these books, magazines, and newspapers. But it is quite another thing when some people threaten other people with serious reprisals in case they should not stop patronizing certain publications and their publishers.”

– Ludwig von Mises –

The Anti-Capitalistic Mentality, p.56 (1956). Also appeared on The Quotable Mises, p. 29  (2005)

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