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    “Freedom of speech”. This contentious combination of scribbled visuals and vertebrate vocalizations varying throughout globalized groups of grown gorillas has been an agent of domestic conflict in contemporary countries since the Enlightenment Era. The definition is clear and yet, the interpretations are blurred. A sheltered college freshman enslaved to supposed honor will proclaim themselves to be the great progressive defender of the disenfranchised and demand that the rights of their fellow…

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    Though the very First Amendment states that freedom of speech is a fundamental right, an ongoing debate has surfaced on whether or not certain things should be allowed to be said. People have often argued that speech is just words; it isn't hurting anybody. If a speech is the cause of a violent action, then why blame the speech and not the person who acted on it? Others argue that if a speech is enough to cause or promote violence, then it should be censored. Or in other words, believe that…

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    regarding freedom of speech by using ethos and backs up his reasoning by using imagery, juxtaposition, and motifs. Lippmann explains that freedom of speech is technically right given to all Americans but becomes a matter of pure toleration when listening to one’s opponent. He builds on his point by offering to explanations to his argument. He says the that we protect the right of freedom of speech because we are unselfish and want to hear what our opponents have to say, or do we protect freedom…

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    Freedom of speech can be debated on whether or not there should be boundaries to it or not and on what is considered freedom of speech. The First Amendment affirmed that "Congress shall make no law...abridging freedom of speech" but based on www.legal-dictionary.the free dictionary.com it states' All speech is not equal under the First Amendment. The high court has identified five areas of expression that the government may legitimately restrict under certain circumstances. These areas are…

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    Two liberties that have evolved or been interpreted over time are freedom of speech and the right to bear arms. Freedom of speech is protected by the First Amendment. The amendment was put into place to allow individuals to distribute information to one another. Our founding fathers had federalist and antifederalist papers that were published to keep citizens informed. However, this amendment does not give the right to citizens to say or publish what they wish. The amendment was tested in the…

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    Sojeong Lee Journalism 400 Exam 1 The First Amendment protects freedom of speech with restrictions made by the court to protect the peace of society. These exceptions include any speech that is libel, obscenity or incites imminent violence and illegal activity. The government may intervene and take action against the students if the material of the publication or their conduct is considered unprotected speech. The government may try to use fighting words as a justification for arresting the…

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    Freedom of Speech: Do We Still Have It? The United States has it been under attack in the United States by the police controlling the protest, from people shutting down protest from public schools and businesses. Freedom of speech, the first amendment which states, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the…

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    For every coin, there are two distinct sides. Sadly, UC Davis, like every other college in the US, has had the same problem with Free Speech. On one side, many of the people who attend or work at their campus want to be able to speak their minds freely without being harassed or chastised. For them, being able to say whatever they want is a right that should not be limited by policies and restriction, while, for others, there should be a limit to what people can say. By specifying what students…

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    chance to prevail over falsehood, good to triumph over evil, or intelligence to overcome ignorance, then how does one know that they up hold a morally righteous position in society? John Stuart Mill, the author of “On Liberty” argues that freedom of thought, speech, and expression should be absolute no matter how immoral one’s opinion may seem. Mill states “If all of mankind minus one were of one opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person than he, if he had the…

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    abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.” Freedom of Speech is one of the core values that is proudly embedded in Americans. Although, some people wonder if there should be limits to this right that Americans have, Freedom of Speech. Many citizens are against different forms of hate speech, yet still understand that hate speech is protected under the first amendment. Hate speech…

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