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Should hate speech be illegal?

Hate speech is language used to express extreme prejudice towards a certain group of people such as sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, gender or disability. Hate speech may be seen in politics around the world, as well as in protests, and social media. Some countries have laws to prevent hate speech, while others believe that such laws restrict personal freedoms of expression

yes, hate speech should be illegal

Hate speech strikes fear in the minds of those that it is directed at. Hate speech no matter the severity can become dangerous.

No, Hate speech should not be illegal

Passing laws that make hate speech illegal, would violate freedoms of speech and freedoms of petition. Explore
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