Browsing All posts tagged under »Freedom of speech«

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

August 3, 2012 by


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


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