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A government entity 'is entitled to say what it wishes,' Rosenberger v. Rector and Visitors of Univ. of Va., 515 U.S. 819, 833, 115 S. Ct. 2510, 132 L. Ed. 2d 700, and to select the views that it wants to express, see, e.g., Rust v. Sullivan, 500 U.S. 173, 194, 111 S. Ct. 1759, 114 L. Ed. 2d 233. It may exercise this same freedom when it receives private assistance for the purpose of delivering a government-controlled message. See Johanns v. Livestock Marketing Assn., 544 U.S. 550, 562, 125 S. Ct. 2055, 161 L. Ed. 2d 896. This does not mean that there are no restraints on government speech. For example, government speech must comport with the Establishment Clause. In addition, public officials' involvement in advocacy may be limited by law, regulation, or practice; and a government entity is ultimately 'accountable to the electorate and the political process for its advocacy,' Board of Regents of Univ. of Wis. System v. Southworth, 529 U.S. 217, 235, 120 S. Ct. 1346, 146 L. Ed. 2d 193. 

The Free Speech Clause restricts government regulation of private speech; it does not regulate government speech. See ...

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