Freedom has a lot of nay-sayers, and busybodies on the left and the right regularly try to curb it.
They haven't been completely successful yet.
A. Barton Hinkle writes:
If you look around the country today you will find that, despite the best efforts of their betters, Americans still enjoy a fair amount of freedom to do as they wish. But the nation's busybodies are on the case, and will soon take care of that.