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Illustration for article titled Dumb Twitter Users Rage Against Death Of The First Amendment

Donald Sterling's tenure as owner of the Los Angeles Clippers wasn't the only thing that died today; so did the First Amendment. The much-loved guarantee of freedom of speech was 223 years old, and was killed by NBA commissioner Adam Silver, who cited broad powers in the league constitution as the basis for laying a lifetime ban on Sterling, a racist slumlord. Twitter users were quick to mourn.

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