Censorship is unlawful and antagonistic. It limits your freedom of expression and ability to learn. Restrictions also restrain freedom of speech and personal choices. Although some may argue that not knowing the information can shield you from the horrors of the world, ignorance is not bliss. Being able to have access to knowledge is fundamental to growth and learning and with those newfound censorship laws you can no longer have access to those things.
“If all printers were determined not to print anything till they were sure it would offend nobody, there would be very little printed” - Benjamin Franklin. Censorship is often more about whose voice is heard rather than what is being said. It is omission of what is deemed allegedly hurtful to the public interest. Having freedom of speech is the ability to share and discuss your opinion, it can be oral or written. It is rational and reasonable. It is a two-sided opinion, defendable and always backed up by logic. On the other hand Freedom of Expression is the ability to have opinions and express your thoughts abstractly, through music and art. Expression most often occurs in paintings and fiction, cartoons and movies. It can be found in protests which generally are