Supreme Court's Ruling In Favor Of Phelps Essay

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What are the arguments that support the Supreme Court 's ruling in favor of Phelps? The arguments that supported the supreme court are that they were attending a public event, they were protesting from a far distance that was approved by the state of maryland, the had organized the protest with the local police department and did not interrupt the service. What are some arguments in support of Snyder, the soldier 's father who claims he was harmed by the Phelps ' protest? The arguments in support of Snyder are that they targeted his son. Which was overturned by the supreme court because they were saying nation issues like "America Is Doomed" and "Fag Troops" and "Priests Rape Boys," which does not attack the son directly but in directly and they said all of those things on public property. Do you support the Court’s decision? Why or why not? I do support the court decision in siding with Phelps. I support the decision…show more content…
If you think there should be limits to free speech, then who decides what should be restricted and where do you draw the line? If you think there should NEVER be limits on free speech, how do we justify allowing reckless speech that hurts others? I think we should have limits to freedom of speech. The limits we have in place right now are all that we need which is not being able to shout out something the cause chaos. For example being on a plane and yelling bomb or being in a crowded room and yelling fire when there is no bomb or fire. Yelling those things will cause people to panic and can cause problems and might injure people. Everything else should be protected under the first amendment. A quote from Benjamin Franklin, “Without Freedom of Thought, there can be no such Thing as Wisdom; and no such Thing as publick Liberty, without Freedom of Speech; which is the Right of every Man, as far as by it, he does not hurt or control the Right of another: And this is the only Check it ought to suffer, and the only Bounds it ought to

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