State Anti-Communist Legislation: A Memorandum of the Principal Provisions of the Laws of the Several States Relating to the Policing and Control of Communists and the Spread of Communism [cover title]; Prepared at the request of the Legislative Council of Alabama

Montgomery, AL: Legislative Reference Service, 1950. First edition, a reproduced typescript. 4to. 8 pp. [printed rectos only]. "It should be borne in mind that outlawing or prohibiting specific overt acts which constitute 'a clear and present danger' to lawfully constituted government and the public safety and security is an entirely different thing from outlawing or prohibiting ideas and beliefs. One prohibition can be enforced. The other never can." Caption title: 'State Anti-Communist Legislation." "The portion of the memorandum relating to the types of laws existing in the various states is based almost entirely on an article by George Fielding Eliot contained in the October, 1949, issue of the American Legion Magazine, entitled 'How the States Are Dealing with Communism.'" OCLC locates six copies (Auburn, Alabama, Alabama-Law, California State Library, Duke-Law, Wisconsin Historical Society). Very good. Printed blue wrappers, stapled. (#7587). Item #60370

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