What would Darrow say? | WisCommunity

What would Darrow say?

A Salon piece, " Wisconsin's war on human dignity," includes this from Clarence Darrow's argument in an Oshkosh labor trial:

I take it that in a free country ... every person has the right to lay down the tools of his trade if he shall choose. Not only that, but in a free country where liberty of speech is guaranteed, every man has the right to go to his fellow man and say, 'We are out on strike. We are in a great battle for liberty. We are waging war for our fellow man. For God's sake, come with us and help....

Read it here.

Also see blog for more historical perspective.


February 16, 2011 - 2:46pm