LET’S FIND A BETTER BALANCE BETWEEN SAVING THIS COUNTRY FROM SEDITION AND ANOTHER CIVIL WAR AND ALLOWING PEOPLE TO SPEAK THEIR WARPED MINDS
So many people these days are expert on everything. Climate change. Epidemiology. And yes, constitutional law. Author and lawyer Jeffrey Kass digs into what types of speech are kosher and what types of speech are not protected by the First Amendment. As America recovers from the attack on the Capitol, Kass picks apart the balance we need to strike between allowing people to say dumb or even racist things against not allowing speech that is designed to encourage violence and insurrection.
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I was only in the second grade when I overheard my parents talking about how the Nazis planned to march in the mostly Jewish Chicago area neighborhood of Skokie, home to many Holocaust survivors. My dad was furious. “How can they let this happen?” I remember him pacing back and forth. My parents were part of the generation born right after the Holocaust, a generation whose wounds were fresh in collective traumatized Jewish hearts and minds. The truth is anti-Semitism reaches far beyond the Holocaust, but it was still the singular focus for many Jews after World War II.
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