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Post Sun Oct 14, 2012 9:03 pm

Hate Speech

This came up the other day in a conversation I was having with my friends

"Should hate speech be illegal?"

To define hate speech-

My personal opinion is no, because if you are so easily offended by someone else's words about you, then you really don't have any place whining.

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Re: Hate Speech

Hate Speech, at least in the US, is perfectly legal; the Constitution itself defends it! While I would prefer hate speech to be kept to a minimum, because I believe a lot of it is "bandwagon" led, it doesn't bother me. As old Montesquieu once said (I'm probably mixing my Philosophes up), "I do not agree with what you are saying, but I will defend your right to say it." I don't particularly like hate speech. In fact, in certain subjects I get pretty riled up when hate speech is used (I'm looking at you, Westboro). However, as long as the one using it isn't harming others physically or intentionally using it to completely devastate those they are speaking about... well, go ahead and say it. Just quit cramming it down my throat.
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Re: Hate Speech

Legal under direct reading, sure. Legal in court and under the interpretation of the constitution, no.
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Re: Hate Speech

Define terms pls
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Re: Hate Speech

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Re: Hate Speech

Yes, the wiki definition is fine.

Sorry, I forgot to add the definition to it, which it is now there
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Post Thu Oct 18, 2012 5:03 pm

Re: Hate Speech

This shouldn't even be a debate.
No, it's not illegal. Should it be? I'd say to a degree, yes.
Our right to 'Hate Speech' is protected under the First Amendment, as FoxOne pointed out. There's nothing the government can do to make a law preventing us from legally speaking our minds.

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