Is this the reason there never has been a serious "government should censor hate speech" movement in the U.S.?

After all, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled on several occasions that hate speech is protected by the First Amendment since 1969.

Moreover, there never has been any serious effort to push a constitutional amendment to exempt hate speech from the First Amendment.

3 Answers

  • 9 months ago
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    People like you on here claim reporting accurate crime statistics is hate speech. 

  • 9 months ago

    This is America, you have the right to speak your mind. That being said you are subject to the consequences that may occur. They can range from receiving praise and glory to being sued for slander or libel to getting your teeh knocked out. That's called the other guys who have free speech have the right to react to your free speech.

  • John H
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    9 months ago

    "Hate speech" is much too slippery a term to be included in the Constitution. "I hate anyone who wants to control my live" could be called "hate speech" by some over zealous cop or prosecutor. Nope, we can't give them ANY opening to restrict our rights.

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