Three LSE undergraduates are fighting back against the po-faced killjoys who want to ban every opinion they dislike.
Posts Tagged: Free Speech
You can certainly get away with saying things about us that would be a sacking offence if aimed at things like religious beliefs.
Any worthy issue is vulnerable to hijack – from either side.
Extremism Disruption Orders are draconian and unnecessary: the Government is already equipped with a bristling arsenal of anti-terror legislation.
Shielding individuals from anything that might trigger negative memories goes against well-researched psychological practice.
Freedom of speech does not mean allowing people the liberty of only saying nice things.
Daniel Stafford: In protecting our children from extremism, we mustn’t strangle free speech or faith in schools
Mark Spencer MP was unfairly lambasted for exploring the complexity of how a teacher’s Christianity might fit with new laws.
The law he favours would create ‘special administrative units’ to monitor those suspected of holding intolerant views. Who will sit on these surveillance operations?
Those who acknowledge our right to free speech, but who think we ought to shut-up anyway, have ways of making us shut-up.
For the politically correct left, free speech is a zero sum game, for some people to find their voice, others must be silenced.
The enemies of freedom have been testing how far they can go, step by step. We shouldn’t be surprised they are now almost upon us.
Charlotte Leslie MP: Immigration. The NHS. And all the other subjects we’re not meant to talk about.
It’s not just cartoons of Mohammed that have become taboo.
Conservatives largest party. Labour close behind. Less bad for the LibDems that some predict. UKIP win three seats. The SNP grab over 20.
Broadcasters should make room for as many visibly distinctive points-of-view as possible, but also the counter-arguments
Nadhim Zahawi MP: It’s time for the Islamic world to support free speech – and repeal blasphemy laws
The reality is that jihadists have claimed more lives in Muslim-majority countries than anywhere else.