‘Swallowing Some Horse Pills For Liberty’

By April 1, 2011

Over at the John Locke Foundation’s Carolina Journal Online, Donna Martinez reminds readers, with the help of FIRE President Greg Lukianoff, that even speech with which one disagrees can be an integral part of discourse, as the cases of Alexandra Wallace and Snyder v. Phelps remind us.

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Swallowing Some Horse Pills For Liberty

April 1, 2011

RALEIGH - I once heard a priest remind parishioners that being faithful to religious teaching is tough. There are truths we'd rather avoid, and sometimes we have to swallow some horse pills along the way, he said. He pointed to the pesky requirement to forgive others when we'd rather indulge our emotion and hold a grudge...

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