Finding Bigotry in the Mirror

Jun 19, 2012 Full story: Patch.com

Is it okay to allow a high school student to wear a T-shirt to school with a blatant anti-gay message? Should a Twitter account with hate speech about Jews, African Americans, Latinos and others be shut down? The speech, prejudices and beliefs are out there, but we as human beings and as a community need to decide whether we will allow them to ... (more)

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Jake

Saint Cloud, MN

#1 Jun 19, 2012
Easy answer--free speech does not exist in schools, because they are minors, so we are allowed to protect them from themselves.

Twitter is on the internet, so as repugnant as it may be, unless it violates some terms of service agreement that the user agreed to, well... Topix comments are pretty good proof that we have to allow vile and disgusting creatures to post whatever hate speech they want, because it's their right to be morons.

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#2 Jun 19, 2012
Exactly.

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