When you first think about it, simply putting a price on an item in a store might not seem like "speech." But when it comes to credit card surcharges (where retailers pass swipe fees charged by credit card companies to consumers), the issue becomes a little more murky.
And the Supreme Court is trying to clear it up. After retailers sued over a New York law that makes credit card surcharges illegal, the Court ruled that the law "regulates speech," and therefore the statute might violate merchants' First Amendment rights. Here's a look at the decision.