Skip to comments.Progressives want to limit free speech to protect the likes of THIS guy?
Posted on 05/07/2015 11:07:15 AM PDT by Sean_Anthony
Write, draw, publish, or display something these people don't like, and "of course" you should be killed - just like Pamela Geller
Since the Garland, Texas attack on an art exhibit featuring cartoons of The Prophet Muhammad, progressives have been falling all over each other to demand sensitivity based limits on the First Amendment.
The argument goes that, since Islamists just cant control themselves, we should be forced to watch what we say lest we offend them and wind up victims of Jihad. In other words, liberals - joined by the likes of Bill OReilly and Greta Van Susteren - want us to destroy our rights in an effort to appease those who seek to destroy our rights.
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Progressives DO want to limit free speech rights and protect the likes of that guy.
yeah, straw man arguments about an abortionist that was killed 20 years ago or the inquisition are used to show that Christians are just as evil. DU and Kos thrive on that nonsense
I find gay marriage offensive, think they’ll stop talking about it to be ‘sensitive’ to my feelings? (Maybe if I blow up a few gay weddings then they’d stop?). / liberal logic
That puts them morally and ethically above a number of "conservatives" who believe that people who kill apostates, infidels, homosexuals, and women who do not obey their husbands should not be insulted.
Jumped the shark there.
Wipe your mouth and try again.
How does anyone know what dirtbag mohammed looked like anyway if it was against their religion to display a picture of him??
Need to remember who started this conflict.
I find hypocrisy in that folks say Geller should not have had the contest because it’d PO the terrorists, but in fact, the contest is a RESPONSE to Geller getting PO’d at the terrorists.
So shouldn’t the terrorists stop what their doing so they won’t be protested in this fashion?
It’s not like nothing was happening and she just got up one day and said, “Hey, maybe I’ll try to PO some muslims today”.
Rumor has it they are working on a "Shroud of Turin" 2.0. If they can only find someone to do it since they will have to kill him if he succeeds.
The same NYTimes who defended the “Piss Christ” artist is now condemning Pamela Gellar for being too provocative.
LOL, you're still promoting a straw-man. You want to NAME some so-called conservatives "who believe that people who kill apostates, infidels, homosexuals, and women who do not obey their husbands should not be insulted"?
Silly non-leftist; that's different. Christians won't go to the NYT offices and gun them down becasue they are offended, where-as the same can't be said about islamists. Now do you see?
What astonishes me is how many fascists there are out there rabid to get Hate Speech laws in place, and worse, how many of them are putative conservatives. It's the sort of behavior one normally would expect from state totalitarians, whose ranks appear of late to have been swelled by progressives, not conservatives.
This thing can't be negotiable or the entire social contract falls apart. O'Reilly, Van Susteren, and the rest have chosen a side, and it isn't our side. In fact, it isn't even their side.
Yes, they “bravely” defend the 1st Amendment when there is no threat to them.
*** progressives have been falling all over each other to demand sensitivity based limits on the First Amendment. ****
Remember when Larry Flint was shot by a racist serial killer who was upset HUSTLER Magazine had an interracial couple getting it on?
Did ANY of the Libs say Flint had “pushed” too far and brought it on himself by antagonizing racists?
Did any of them say Flint needed to be more sensitive to the felings of the racists?
Sigh. There's these things called quotes. They go with names. Together, they are used to provide context. From that, an argument is made.
This isn't DU. Bumperstickers, over-generalizations, inflammatory innuendo, unstated implications - they don't cut it. If you can't handle these restrictions against unsubstantiated slander, this isn't the place for you.
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