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The Case Against Hate Speech Laws

Writing at AlterNet, Sean McElwee puts forth an argument for censoring online hate speech–particularly on social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter. McElwee says that, although “stricter regulation of Internet speech will not be popular”, it is “necessary.” McElwee claims that … Continue reading

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University of Arizona Student Says Women “Deserve Rape”

A University of Arizona student has decided to honor Sexual Assault Awareness Month in the least sensitive way possible: by telling female students that they deserve to be raped. Standing in the UA Mall holding a sign that says “You … Continue reading

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