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Unformatted text preview: People should always be allowed to speak freely, and so the media should also be allowed to present what it wants to, violent or not. EFFECTIVE: I agree with the editors of the Free Expression Network when they say the best response to hateful speech is still more speech, not enforced silence (P. 9); in other words when theyand I oppose censorship. Certainly, Americans are guaranteed the right of free speech under the Constitution, but it is more than just a legal right that is important here. If we are really to combat the misunderstandings that can lead to hate in our society we have to be able to hear, read and see the ideas of others. If we have this freedom we can then respond to these ideas. That is the importance of more speech and why censorship is not the solution to violence or hate in our society....
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- Spring '11