ROSE NOLEN: Clear First Amendment regulations would encourage civil discourse

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 | 6:00 a.m. CDT

Too often we allow people to go the extra mile before we try to put a stop to them. That’s exactly what happened in the case of Rush Limbaugh. Limbaugh apparently assumed that his First Amendment rights gave him the privilege to say anything he wanted to over the airwaves and no one had the right to stop him.