Freedom Of Speech In John Stossel's South Park

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America is pushing the constitution by trying to stop the freedom of speech, by the state governments and the capital. The first amendment (Freedom of speech) says “Freedom of speech is the concept of the inherent human right to voice one's opinion publicly without fear of censorship or punishment.” They are trying to stop us from saying what we want by shutting us up when the police come, we have the right to say what we want to, the police can’t stop it. They don’t want us to say what we want to because they think it will be hurtful to the government, like saying against a law they put out, or protesting to something they do. They are canceling out what we are trying to tell them. Stopping people from saying what they want people to…show more content…
We wouldn’t have any of the famous artists either. Nor would we have any of the movies or cartoons without them being boring. Such as 1 particular South Park episode. “When the TV series "South Park" was censored by its own network for depicting Mohammed, a fan of the show, liberal cartoonist Molly Norris, showed her support by drawing her own cartoons of Mohammed. For doing so, she received death threats. Fearing for her safety, she went into hiding” said by John Stossel. If we didn’t have free speech, we wouldn’t be able to type or write the things we do now, or have any kind of event like this. We need free speech to do these things, laugh, play, and have fun doing what you want. With all of these things put together, do we have free speech? NO. Just think of a life that is boring, a life without free speech. Think of what you would have to do to pass the time. Think of life without your favorite T.V. shows. That is what life will be like if we don’t have free speech. A life without the freedom to practice whatever religion you want. That is what it will be like if we don’t have free speech. Which side do you
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