gag rule

Definition of "gag rule"
  1. A regulation or directive that discourages the open discussion or dissemination of ideas, information, or views
How to use "gag rule" in a sentence
  1. The board's gag rule hindered the employees from discussing their safety concerns openly.
  2. Critics argue that a gag rule compromises the value of freedom of speech.
  3. Without the restraints of the gag rule, members can openly share their opinions and ideas.

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