Essay Against Freedom Of Speech

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Clash Of The Voices George Washington once said, "If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter"(Grasso). Freedom of speech has been a delicate subject for a while now and it has escalated now because of the Charlottesville attack(Pearce). When it comes down to whether some free speech should be censored I think that it should be censored because if you start censoring people's beliefs and ideology you basically are killing the purpose of free speech. Now imagine our country without the right to say what we want we would have dictators like Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini and Saddam Hussein running our government. Free speech is needed now more than ever because our country is divided…show more content…
We should protect everything that people say because it's their right to say what they believe and if we take that away we are no different from North Korea or Cuba. Depriving people of what they can or can't say takes away the whole ideology this country was born of people started a revolution for what they believed so we shouldn't take it away. The only time that we should stop protecting people of what they believe is when there is a violent outbreak like the attack in Charlottesville. James Alex Fields, Jr is a prime example of what free speech isn't because speech is not going out in your car and ramming it into a group of people this when the government should step in because that is no longer speech in a peaceful way you are harming people for stating there own opinion(Pearce). Some people try to take justice into their own hands like Based Stickman AKA Kyle Chapman who went to a Trump rally and starting assaulting people with a flagpole and he was then taken to jail on suspicion of a felony with a deadly weapon(Chang). People have the right to stand up and say what they believe in as long as they are doing it in a peaceful manner but when they think they are above the law and they can harm someone just because they don't have the same ideology that is when it becomes a
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