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Curtailing hateful rhetoric by Black Muslim Leaders?

Reader comment on item: [Beltway Snipers]: Converts to Violence?

Submitted by Peter F (United States), Oct 31, 2002 at 07:55

Regarding curtailing hateful rhetoric by leaders like Louis Farrakhan and Siraj Wahhaj, I'm guessing that many free-speech advocates would have a fit if such restrictions were imposed.

If it's found that the DC shooter was inspired or incited by such Muslim public figures, perhaps families of the shooter's victims should take these 'leaders' to court to find them liable in the shooter's victims' deaths.

Instead of limiting free speech, use the "Shouting 'Fire' in a crowded Theatre" logic to make these Muslim 'leaders' bear the full cost of effects of their rhetoric.

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