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[–] MagicalCentaurBeans 7 points 29 points (+36|-7) ago  (edited ago)

as much as i disagree with both of these groups, i don't like the idea of outright silencing them. Starting shit at protests? arrest and prosecute the fuck out of them, but if they have a message and can conduct themselves appropriately, by all means.

little too much idealism? yeah i see it too.. the irony is im usually a pretty cynical sumbitch

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[–] fortuitouslyunfallen 1 points 27 points (+28|-1) ago 

If there wasn't so much violence and mayhem associated with them I would be more inclined to agree with you.

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[–] VertBos 0 points 7 points (+7|-0) ago 

They make the same claims about the groups they oppose (albeit with less veracity). A group shouldn't be outlawed for being associated with violence unless their expressed purpose is violence which, I grant you, may be true for some antifa or BLM groups. If we start outlawing their right to free speech then this can be used as justification for prohibiting your free speech as well. For that reason I think no one's free speech should be prohibited unless you're inciting violence, so that these disagreements can be decided through the public discourse.

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[–] LazarusLong 0 points 20 points (+20|-0) ago 

You're in luck then, this post is mislabeled as fuck.

The law simply secures freedom of speech for any group on campus, basically they can't discriminate when it comes to speakers, facility access, etc.

It also forces them to use the legal definition of harassing speech, instead of their commie, bullshit version.

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[–] geosh 0 points 5 points (+5|-0) ago 

Tennessee also just passed a law providing free community college to adults. It's as if the entire state is collectively trolling the left.

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[–] Chemaz 0 points 8 points (+8|-0) ago 

The title is misleading. The law (here to go to 8-page law), on first read, does not ban BLM or Antifa, but prevents them and Universities from colluding to stop the free speech of others, like we've been seeing at Berkley.

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[–] performance 0 points 5 points (+5|-0) ago 

Did you read the article? They're not being silenced. It's the faggy school administrators that are no longer allowed to shut down speakers or gatherings because muh leftism. This is a good first step. The next step will be to arrest and charge antifa and blm protesters with the actual crimes they're committing, but that's a job for the police and is a whole nother issue.