… Solitary Praxis: Seditious speech and unwelcomed aliens in the U.S.
I don't think many people are inclined these days to defend the Alien and Sedition Acts. Certainly to equate dissent with sedition is unacceptable. If you give a speech inciting violence or treason, well there are riot acts. Basically, it's best to let people sound off and let the public make up its mind.