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    The main issue in our case is the issue of freedom of speech. Josh posted his controversial opinion on social media, which did not threaten anyone but was a very rude thing to say. Though Josh had freedom of speech, his tweet could have been misinterpreted as a threat. Otherwise, it was not within the school’s right to suspend Josh over his choice of words. The social issues that are going on in this case are not only freedom of speech, but the issue of sexual assault on college campuses.…

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    Freedom of speech. Freedom of speech is the first amendment of the state constitution. The law says freedom of speech is the freedom to speak freely and have no fear of the government or censorship. It’s important to have free speech. How else are we supposed to express our thoughts and ideas. They are trying to limit what we can and can’t say, but it’s not going to work. Kids have voices too. Kids all over the united states have been limited on their freedom of speech. How? Well one of the…

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    College and The Freedom of Speech Revolution Is the first amendment actually safe to use at any given time? According to Greg Lukianoff in the essay “Feigning Free Speech on Campus”, students are being restricted from demonstrating personal beliefs on college campuses across the United States by way of “speech codes”, these codes; detract from the unalienable right of freedom of speech. Most affected, are students between the ages of 18 to 25 who are entering college with unrealistic…

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    with, freedom of speech is the right we have to express our feelings. This means we can say or do whatever we want without the government stopping us, but there are somethings we can’t do. Must of freedom of speech come from court cases that changed the way we use this right today. We have the right for freedom of speech and press. We also use this in symbolic was like burning flags or crosses, and wearing armbands (to protest a war). There are also many was that we cannot use freedom of…

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    Freedom of speech was one of the first major principles written in the constitution. A common misconception of freedom of speech is that it has no limitations, however, when this speech breeds hatred, questions rise about bans and restrictions. When harm becomes involved, the issue of hate speech is often debated. The harm principle is the only purpose for with it is morally legitimate for government or public opinion to interfere with anyone’s liberty of action (including speech) is to prevent…

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    When you examine the speech in the United States you can begin to see that the country is a very politically correct society. Words that suppress, oppress, belittle, arouse, and discourage others are seen by many in a negative light and are censored out of our speech and ultimately eliminated. In fact, the definition of political correctness found in the Merriam-Webster dictionary is “conforming to a belief that language and practices which could offend political sensibilities (as in matters of…

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    The Freedom of speech is a hot topic in America this year due to the increase of colleges implementing speech codes on their campus. Speech Codes are defined as any university regulation or policy that prohibits the expression that would be protected by the First Amendment. Any policy such as harassment, a protest, or demonstration can be a speech code of it prohibits protected speech or expression (FIRE). According to Benjamin Welch who wrote about University of Nebraska’s speech codes,…

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    The Oxford Dictionary defines freedom of speech as “The right to express any opinions without censorship or restraint.” In the U.S, the right to free speech is projected under the First Amendment of the American Constitution, with the exception of obscenities, threats, and words that incite law breaking. According to the late associate justice of the supreme court William O. Douglas ““Restriction of free thought and free speech is the most dangerous of all subversions. It is the one un-American…

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    Most of the people think that when we put limits on the freedom of speech, it won’t be a freedom anymore, but in fact, when this freedom interferes with other’s freedom; it is not a freedom anymore! Limiting the freedom of speech is a controversial topic, it has two perspectives; one of them is with applying censorship because they think it is protecting their rights while the other is against it because they think it is a threat and they want to know what is happening all around the world. The…

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    Free Speech: The Guardian of our Liberties On June 15, 1775 our young country, low on ammunition and entrenched on a small hill, fought against the near invincible British Empire. Although this fierce battle only lasted three hours and ended as a victory for Britain, the Battle of Bunker Hill gave our forefathers the will to continue the fight. The fight for the freedom to speak against the monarch and his laws. Our forefathers face innumerous odds to eventually win the freedoms they were denied…

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