freedom of speech

  • Freedom of speech isn’t absolute

    To the Editor: Re "Westboro case poses dilemma for Jewish groups": Freedom of speech is not absolute. I guess everyone would agree that one does not have a right to yell "Fire!" in a crowded theater. Likewise, threatening speech is also barred. Hate speech stands in the same vein. A person who yells "kill all… More ▸

  • Court must hear Rowling case

    To the Editor: On the case against Rowling article, the oligarchy of Rowling-Little (her agent) is a law onto itself, heavily guarded and protected by high-powered lawyers. If they have their way and get the case dismissed in London’s High Court, we should all worry about the increasingly tenuous grasp we have on our basic… More ▸