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Free speech for all!

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in response to reader comment: Free speech or a duty to insult?

Submitted by EthanP (United States), Oct 2, 2012 at 18:24

I would only point out that our culture, right or wrong, allows us do defame any religious institution. We may not approve of crosses in urine or Mary in sh-t, but it's "legal". You would grant Islam a special status because they are vicious and brutal? That's not how freedom works. At least not in my America!

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