Many Sides

“When students were asked whether the First Amendment protects ‘hate speech,’ 4 in 10 said no. This is, of course, incorrect. Speech promoting hatred — or at least, speech perceived as promoting hatred — may be abhorrent, but it is nonetheless constitutionally protected.” Here’s a little more confirmation that college students don’t necessarily get the gist of free speech. This is one issue where people tend to talk out of both sides of their mouth. (Or even “many sides” …)

+ From NY Mag: It Took Twitter Only 90 Minutes to Track and Knock Out a Nazi.

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