Does the government have the right or power to suppress dissent in wartime?

Does the government have the right or power to suppress dissent in wartime? Peacetime? Why or why not?

  1. Do you think the United States would have risked losing World War I had it not passed the Espionage and Sedition Acts and taken other steps to suppress dissent? Why or why not?

Each answer only needs to be 2 paragraphs. It is for a discussion board