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  • Yes its important

    The definition of freedom doesn't mean you can do anything you want without rules but it means you can do everything want you without being absolute control.People should use the advantage of freedom in a good way.Free speech is possible can change to hate speech if you don't have an limit on that.To express your opinion its good but you also should know what's right or wrong.

  • Exercise With Caution

    Every one of us has a moral obligation to express our view responsibly and with respect but often freedom of speech is abused whereby the 'intention' is to mock or cause offence, inciting violent outcome that need not have happened for example shooting of Paris cartoonists at Charlie Hebdon, Shame

  • What would it be like if we did not have limits to Freedom Of Expression?

    Freedom Of Expression should have limits. Without limits, what would this world be like? We would have people in class, work, on the streets, and anywhere else just speaking their mind at a unnecessary time. With limits, we would get the necessary feedback and opinions we need that will help us have a better environment.

  • Exercise With Caution

    Every one of us has a moral obligation to express our view responsibly and with respect but often freedom of speech is abused whereby the 'intention' is to mock or cause offence, inciting violent outcome that need not have happened for example shooting of Paris cartoonists at Charlie Hebdon, Shame

  • Yes but very little limits

    You should be able to speak whatever but some things you say you should be very aware of others feelings or the consequences you could end up in..... And be aware of other peoples thoughts and that they can talk back or reply to your satement and make you sound bad or make everything turn on you

  • Free Speech has Limits

    People sometimes take this freedom thing too far! I support that people should be free to say what they feel but not when such have a clear, direct and negative intent to provoke anger from others. "For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."
    Nelson Mandela.

  • We are nyet perfect

    Even if it is human nature to feel superior over someone else what would happen if you take that too far? To far, meaning that you make that person feel not wanted in this world. There has been many cases where people have used the "freedom of speech" card and took it overboard. Free speech should have a certain limitation to it. Where you can still say what you want, but not so much where as you can hurt someone. Yes, we are human, but that doesn't mean that we can just say whatever we want and not have a consequence to it. We as human beings should try and stop hurting people with words, not to come up with a new ways to put them down. Sure, we are not perfect, but then again nothing is. We can at least try to stop hate speech, because sometimes it might be too late before someone realizes the damage they have done. Even if it does take a long time to try and stop hate speech, it will be worth waiting for. We can hope to stop hate speech, logically speaking I don't think that we humans will fully eradicate it.

  • Free speech needs limits

    You shouldn't have freedom of speech if your advocating a crime.
    You shouldn't have a right to walk around in public or in the media threatening violence to groups or individuals. You shouldn't be allowed to promote sexual, mental or physical violence to any one person or group and hide behind the freedom of free speech because it is a violation of human rights.

  • Yes, here's why

    Believe t not, but there is a difference between freedom of speech and hate speech. When the Founding Fathers were writing out that precious document known as the Constitution, they should have promised free speech, but no hate speech. It irritates me how people can get away with spewing hateful speech, yet they use "freedom of speech" as an excuse.

  • Free speech should have limits

    Free speech should have limitations because free speech can be offensive, disrespectful to authorites and our country, and free speech makes people selfish and arrogant. Yes, America may be a free country, but we must not forget our words can have a negative affect on ourselves and others surrounding us.

  • Censorship is wrong

    Censorship is wrong because it stultifies the amount of ideas that can be posed, understood, challenged, or adopted. Our right to hear limitless ideas and opinions is as important as peoples right to express them. The world is richer by allowing unencumbered discourse and debate, it is woefully ironic to suggest otherwise on this website.

  • No restrictions because you can say what you want

    It is a law which says you can say what you want without any restrictions or limits. Why should there be limits? No need for that,
    is your own risk if you go to far and get into troubles. People make fun of each other they all do, and therefore there shouldn't be restrictions or limits

  • We are human

    All I have to say is that we are humans. If hate speech is censored then we as human being will create a new slang to insult someone or put someone down. Its human nature to feel superior over another. In all honestly haters gonna hate either with words or bats. There is an old saying "If you give a person a foot ( as in a measurement not an actually foot) they will take a mile". That works both ways of the arguement. It's human nature to whether it would be the use of freedom of speech or something else. Its in our nature to take things too far. The founding fathers had to of realized this and I'm sure most of them used "hate speech" just as much as any other human would.

  • I think that it's pointless

    What's the point of having free speech if we have rules on it. Just because the people we are talking about gets offended maybe they should change what we are criticizing them on, so then they wouldn't get butt hurt. Plus if your a important person in society you should know that there would be people like this and get a grip.

  • No there should not be limits on freedom of speech.

    As our constitution states in my own words we are allowed to speak freely our minds without fear of prosecution, so that mans that there should be no limit to our options to freely speak. It allows us to speak up against unjust policies, impeach our own president if need be, and run the country with an open mind instead of a closed fist.

  • It will cause conflicts if there's no limitation.

    If there's no limits, people can express there feelings freely, but sometimes people might say negative things about each other. People might even insult others. This will cause a lot of conflicts. For instance, the Charlie magazine in France said something negative about the Islam, so the IS attacked and killed people. This was a conflict caused by free speech without limits.
    The freedom of speech should be limited due to privacy. National secrets can't be revealed, because it might influence the country's safety. Commercial secrets shouldn't be spread, because it might influence the company's benefits.
    For the above mentioned reasons, there SHOULD be limits on freedom of speech.

  • Because we are becoming little bitches and need to suck it up

    Suck it up stop crying about what other people say this is important because we used to be tough but now we take everything to heart and that's not what america was founded on we were founded on freedom not laws to stop us from saying things we just need to toughen up

  • The only possible reason for limits is based on opinion

    Why do we limit freedom of speech right now? Because a group of people decided that letting people say anything didn't align with the beliefs of that group. Saying "You may not lie in public" ("There is no constitutional value in false statements of fact") is bad enough (1+1=3; YOU'RE UNDER ARREST!), but who's to say what's a lie and what's the truth? The people who, if it was true, would have a vested interest in keeping it hidden? The people who are manipulated by the former group?

  • We couldn't develop

    As we only change our opinions on things by hearing other points of view if we had restrictions on speech then the black community would probably still be considered 2nd class and homosexuals considered mentally ill if not evil. Points that seem radical and extreme now may be accepted tomorrow but only through freedom of speech.

  • We couldn't develop

    As we only change our opinions on things by hearing other points of view if we had restrictions on speech then the black community would probably still be considered 2nd class and homosexuals considered mentally ill if not evil. Points that seem radical and extreme now may be accepted tomorrow but only through freedom of speech.


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