On Friday, May 29, 2015, a massive hate rally was held in Phoenix, Arizona.
As of 2015, the US is the only country in the world where hate speech remains completely legal.
We wouldn’t allow people to spread lies about vaccines, so why should we allow people to spread lies about abortion?
Multiculturalism is one of Australia’s greatest success stories. But, for far too many people, racial vilification remains a sad reality – especially online.
A civilized society does not allow uncivilized speech. A democratic society does not allow un-democratic speech. A free society does not allow speech that opposes freedom.
Slurs and insults are not part of the “free exchange of ideas.”
Human rights WILL come to the US eventually and no amount of angry comments from angry bigots will ever be able to stop that.
We are not talking about censorship here. We are talking about cracking down on hate speech and protecting basic human rights.