Freedom Of Speech And Bullying Persuasive Essay

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Tiffany was scrolling through Twitter when she got a tweet from someone named “Katy_Perry_is_life.” The comment stated, “Taylor Swift sucks! Katy Perry is queen!” Taken aback from the rudeness, Tiffany felt rage build up in her stomach. Quickly typing back, she said “My mother is a lawyer, she can sue you, cyberbullying is against the law!” Soon after, Katy_Perry_is_life went to jail at the age of twelve, all because Tiffany got mad at something dumb. Don’t be a Tiffany. Cyberbullying is freedom of speech and bullying is a personal choice, Just because you stated your opinion doesn’t mean you should be punished. Something most people forget about is the beloved first amendment, it is definitely one of the most important rights we as the people have. No one of any authority should be allowed to alter something of such value, but when it comes to cyberbullying the government feels they have the power too. I disagree, FirstAmendment.org quoted the amendment saying, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free excersise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech.”(law.Cornell.Edu, Amendment I) Why would they feel the need to shorten the freedom of speech amendment? It is there for a reason, to keep us free to say what we feel needs to be said. According to FirstAmendment.Org, “It protects political speech and anonymous speech.”(law.Cornell.Edu, Amendment I) So if someone made a social media

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