2 examples of Abridging in a sentence
“Congress shall make no law…
the freedom of speech, or of the press…” By 1919, the Supreme Court’s interpretation of those words had led to the doctrine that Congress could prohibit speech only if it posed “a clear and present danger” of serious harm.
The attacks on the journalists of Charlie Hebdo were disgusting and despicable, but if we respond to them by
the freedom on which our societies rest, we will be playing into the murderers’ hands.