Sophie Proch

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Free Speech Isn't Free

A system that tolerates "hate speech" is probably superior to the alternatives, but defenders of an absolute right can't pretend no one gets hurt.<p>Millions of Americans support free speech. They firmly believe that we are the only country to have free speech, and that anyone who even questions free …

What Does Free Speech Mean?

The First Amendment states, in relevant part, that:<p>“Congress shall make no law...abridging freedom of speech.”<p>Freedom of speech includes the …

Rights & Freedoms

Liberals' free-speech amnesia

This is a moment of extreme hyperbole in America, with words like "fascism" and "Russian coup" mixing in seamlessly in our superlative-heavy …

Rights & Freedoms

Is the American free speech consensus under attack?

<i>“Those who won our independence believed that the final end of the State was to make men free to develop their faculties, and that, in its</i> …

Melissa Melendez’s California Campus Free Speech Act

California Assemblywoman Melissa A. Melendez (R-Lake Elsinore) has just introduced the California Campus Free Speech Act. Melendez’s bill is based on …

Do state interests trump 'free speech'? | Journalism Matters

<i>This article is part of Al Jazeera's Journalism Matters project. As part of this series, we asked two Azeri journalists with opposing views on the state of the media in their country to share their perspectives. The other article, by investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova, can be read here.</i><p>On …

Liberals Want To Kill Free Speech, So We Patriots Must Fight Back

Opinion<p>Posted: Apr 24, 2017 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>Understand that …

Judge Jeanine: Shutting Down Free Speech on College Campuses Pushing U.S. Toward Fascism

Saturday during her Fox News Channel “Justice” opening statement, Judge Jeanine Pirro reacted to University of California at Berkeley disinviting …

Trump claims torture works but experts warn of its 'potentially existential' costs

Trump gives first presidential TV interview as draft executive order points to return to practices such as waterboarding<p>Donald Trump has used his first TV interview as president to say he believes torture “absolutely” works and that the US should “fight fire with fire.”<p>Speaking to ABC News, Trump …

Report: Islamic State Morality Police Torture 10-Year-Old to Death

The UK <i>Daily Mail</i> relates a tale of Islamic State depravity from Russian news sources, in which a 10-year-old Iraqi girl living in occupied Mosul was …

Breast Feeding

But Mr. Trump, torture does not even work

Torture works, said American President Donald Trump when he announced he would bring back the water boarding and secret prisons that had been …

Middle East

It's disturbing how many TV dramas are using rape just to titillate: LIBBY PURVES on seeing sexual assault in Apple Tree Yard, EastEnders... and even Downton Abbey

How many times, I wonder, have you seen rape depicted on television? The rivetingly grim BBC1 thriller Apple Tree Yard, which finished on Monday, …