Unformatted text preview: seriously offended by something said, and violence will ensue. Lawrence says that violent speech should not be punished, but doesn’t take violent acts by the receiving end of the hate speech? Both men seem to take freedom of speech very literally, when it could also be interpreted as freedom of expression. Hate speech and hate crimes will come hand in hand if hate speech goes uncensored. Does justifying hate speech justify the responses that are almost guaranteed?...
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- Spring '08
- Philosophy, First Amendment to the United States Constitution, Lawrence, Sasha Jay