topic quot american civil liberties union free speech quot

  • Is it ever right for governments to restrict freedom of speech? (My Question)

  • Your brief persuasive essay must be in MLA format and two full pages. Do not write more than 600 words as this is not a research paper. You will have several writing opportunities in this course. Write a brief persuasive essay based primarily on personal opinion.
  • Your essay must have an introduction, body paragraphs, and a conclusion.
  • Get organized before you begin to write.
  • Use at least one correctly documented quote, paraphrase, or summary from one acceptable source (no more than two sources permitted)
  • Use MLA rules for documenting your source.
  • You must use in-text citations each time you use the words or ideas of your source in the essay. Example – (Jacoby 45).
  • You must include your works cited list at the end of your essay (use a good citation generator as previously discussed in the citation exercise or consult purdue owl: .
    Example of Works Cited List Entry – Jacoby, Susan. “A First Amendment Junkie.” From Critical Thinking to Argument: A Portable Guide. Sylvan Barnet and Hugo Bedau, eds.Boston: Bedford St. Martin’s, 2017.
  • Use your source to support your own ideas.
  • Do not create a Frankenstein Essay by copying and pasting. Write!