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

So, what kind of law should be on the books to stop the spread of hatred against any oppressed group of people? I would say: two types. The first law should be one against slighting, demeaning, hurting any group of people. When I grew up in the Netherlands, insulting was illegal.

The second must be a set of laws, fine-tuned to the effects of specific oppressions. You cannot demean any vulnerable group of people (like blue-collar workers, women, kids, non-Whites). You cannot make any vulnerable group of people (like GLBTQAIs, women, Jews) feel unsafe. You cannot dis-empower any vulnerable group of people. Etc.

Freedom of Speech must have limits if we want to live in a world where innocent people are not hurt constantly for what they are or for what they are legal to choose doing.

So ultimately, free speech itself will be classified as anti-semitic.