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Response to TrogL (Original post)

Fri Aug 3, 2012, 10:16 AM

39. I hope this is overturned, which I think it will be.

I'm sorry, but this is too reminiscent of the "Free Speech Zones" under Bush. The First Amendment exists to protect this very kind of speech. Speech that everyone agrees with or likes needs no protection; it's unpopular, unsavory speech that needs protecting. If we don't defend freedom of speech for those with whom we completely disagree, then don't be surprised when the very same precedent is used to infringe our own right to speak freely.

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