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Default Re: Should White Supremist violent speech be covered by the 1st amendment?

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Originally Posted by Manitou View Post
Free speech means the government cannot make laws against what you say as criticism, for one. Threatening anybody or calling for their harm or death, or disturbing the peace, or calling for disturbing the peace, is not free speech. Those are threats, and cannot be taken as free speech.
Intentionally calling for violence of any sort with a reasonable expectation that the intended audience will carry it out, is a crime. However, it is a very high hurdle for the state to prove.
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