http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2012/10/15/s … wd-cheers/
Do we have a real commitment to free speech?
Yes, we do. That's why organizations like the WBBC can say and protest as they please, legally.
However, we must all live with the consequences of our actions, and sometimes those descisions lead to an angry serviceman flooring someone.
Personally, as a member of a very military family, I hope he broke something in that Westboro "protester." If that's wrong to say, then baby, I don't wanna be right.
You think violence should be used against people you don't like?
No! I just don't have a problem if it happens sometimes... So... Kinda...
Real freedom of speech should not imply consequences! If it does it means that our freedom is limited!
by Jeff Berndt5 years ago
So we have freedom of speech in the US, but we also have a crime called "incitement to riot."If you want to commit that crime, what you need to do is get up in front of a group of people, and say some words....
by Michael Collins4 years ago
Do we (Americans) have freedom of speech? If so should Joan Rivers’s apologies for what she said? Can we learn from this and other people who say what they think without considering the consequences while you have the...
by EncephaloiDead4 years ago
We know that freedom of speech often allows hate speech and we know that more reasonable and rational speech combats hate speech. Should freedom of religion provide protection for religious hate speech in the same way?
by TMMason6 years ago
-"ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (The Blaze/AP) — A state district judge Thursday ordered an Alamogordo man to immediately take down a billboard that implies his ex-girlfriend had an abortion.As we reported earlier this month,...
by Josak5 years ago
At this point most people will be agreeing with me, most of us believe in the first amendment and freedom of speech but it seems in the last few years something has turned around and people are shying away from the...
by Shadesbreath5 years ago
So, for those people who were arguing how "free speech" includes the "right" to "say whatever I want" no matter what the outcomes of your free speech are for other people (including getting...
Copyright © 2017 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.