Professor Volokh Quoted in The Bulletin on First Amendment Protection for Hate Speech

Professor Eugene Volokh was quoted by Oregon’s The Bulletin in an article about what protection the First Amendment may provide for hate speech. “Hateful ideas (whatever exactly that might mean) are just as protected under the First Amendment as other ideas,” Volokh said. “One is as free to condemn, for instance, Islam — or Muslims, or Jews, or blacks, or whites, or illegal immigrants, or native-born citizens — as one is to condemn capitalism or socialism or Democrats or Republicans.”

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