Editorial: Free speech, other rights, not unlimited

The reaction to the controversy surrounding SLCF&R chief John Wooten has come from far and wide, with multiple angles, hot takes and measured opinions.

The Chronicle has not opined on the issue – until now. 

One of the more common themes in the hundreds of emails we received from the fire district relates to our First Amendment right to freedom of speech. Or, more specifically, the chief’s right to freedom of speech. 

The fact is our rights are not unlimited. Pick any of our individual freedoms and . . .