Browsing All posts tagged under »Freedom of speech«

Free Speech, Hate Speech, Chick-fil-A Speech

August 3, 2012 by

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Even vegetarians who don’t own televisions and live on Mars are, by now, aware of the Chick-fil-A brouhaha. Dan Cathy, CEO of Chick-fil-A, made public, anti-gay statements. And then it turned out that Chick-fil-A funnels buckets of money to anti-gay organizations. The fight since then is about two things: gay rights and free speech. Let’s […]

How Do We Justify Protecting Free Speech?

May 10, 2012 by

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Knowing that speech can be used for hate, violence, libel, or slander, what are the reasons that we protect it?