Subjecting Free Speech to the Assassin’s Veto

May 5, 2015

By Sonny Bunch at The Washington Post

Free speech is under assault around the globe.

Consider, for instance, the vow from British Labour leader Ed Miliband to “outlaw” language deemed offensive to Muslims. “We are going to make [Islamophobia] an aggravated crime,” Miliband said. “We will challenge prejudice before it grows, whether in schools, universities or on social media.” Meanwhile, others in the United Kingdom are pushing for anti-Semites on social media to be treated like sex offenders: banned from services such as Twitter and Facebook for the good of all...

Schools: George Washington University Cases: FIRE’s Stand Up For Speech Litigation Project