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Should the first amendment be interpreted in a way that makes it to where we cannot say that genocide would be good?

The way free speech in america works, is that you can say that it would be good for a person or a group of people to be murdered, so long as you don't advocate imminent lawless action to do it. You can say "I hope all homosexuals die and it'd be a good thing if they were" but cannot say "I encourage one of you to go to a homo's house now and kill them, tonight".

Should we make ourselves less free and have a standard of free speech more in line with what canada and europe has? Or should we continue to be free?
BlueVeins · 22-25
Honestly, no. I think it's better to just have laws against misinformation, and use tactics short of the force of law to ostracize and exclude people who support genocide. Genocide support is kind of untenable if not backed by lies anyway, and the line between the two is ambiguous enough that defining it with actual legislation may cause more problems than it solves. Expel them from universities. Ban them from Xitter. Impeach them if they bumble into a government office. If they say bad enough shit on the clock over a long enough period of time, fire their asses. That would give more consideration to the subjective side of things and lower the stakes in the event of an error.
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@jshm2 And do you personally think part of that upholding and developing should lead it to make us less free by making us not be able to express hate speech and desire for genocide?

Also, not sure if you saw this, but on my other status where you told me "fascism isn't an economic system" I corrected your comment. May wanna check that out; it's good that you know when you get corrected so you can improve yourself.
SteelHands · 61-69, M
For people with power and influence it's already got its penalties so laws aren't needed.

Depopulation or in other words, genocide advocates are societal pariahs. Those that know this turn their backs on people like that and it's deserved.
KunsanVeteran · 61-69, M
Only Right Wing insurrectionists would say such things and they belong in prison.
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@Spoiledbrat I'm pretty sure they are at least civilly liable.

 
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