40%
Yes
60%
No
24%
Yes
55%
No
9%
Yes, as long as it does not threaten violence
3%
No, and increase penalties for hate speech
7%
Yes, because I don’t trust the government to define the boundaries of hate speech
2%
No, freedom of speech laws should only protect you from criticizing the government

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 @8D2H6GManswered…4yrs4Y

Freedom of speech is to be able to share your opinion without judgement. Hate speech is not an opinion, it’s hate and should not be protected.

 @8NSNY8Sanswered…4yrs4Y

 @ISIDEWITHanswered…3yrs3Y

Yes as long as it supports all sides of an argument at the moment it only supports the far left and left of politics

 @9HT2488answered…6mos6MO

No, it should be banned but it would have to be monitored so no agency or person could use it to their advantage

 @9HRXJYLanswered…6mos6MO

What about the muslims as they openly threaten in front of the police and cameras nothing is done but you arrest preachers CHRISTANS EVEN SILENTLY praying and arrested for thought crime and we can't even fly australian uk and israel flag ship them and ship us out

 @9HQ6N42answered…6mos6MO

Hate speech on religion by atheist is justified but religion on religion or race on race etc is not acceptable

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