Sunday, April 13, 2014
When is free speech not free?
"We know we can't yell fire in a crowded theater. Or incite to riot. Or threaten the president.
What about gloating on air at the death of someone we don't even know because he is a registered sex offender? What about encouraging hate-mongering and violence against people who have paid their debts to society and have integrated into society as law-abiding citizens?
Comments posted on articles about the murders of or attacks on those on the registry make it clear that there is an element out there willing to encourage and praise such illegal vigilante activity, up to and including murder.
But from recognized radio personalities? ..."