410. When Is Free Speech Not Protected?

Free speech is supposed to protect all of us from being punished for expressing ourselves. But according to the courts, there are some forms of speech not protected by the First Amendment. But are these courts right? Here’s a transcript of our conversation: Connor: Hey, Brittany. Brittany: Hi, Connor. Connor: So, you and I are […]

254. Is “Hate Speech” Protected by The First Amendment

In this country we have the right freedom of expression. But people have called for the banning of speech they believe to be “hateful.” Some people even believe that words are violence. But even hateful speech is protected under the First Amendment. Here’s a transcript of our conversation: Brittany: Hi, Connor. Connor: Hey, Brittany. Brittany: So, you know, […]

What is Free Speech? Podcast Ep 10

The First Amendment to the Constitution gives people the right to free speech. But what does “free speech” actually mean and are there any limits to that freedom? Free Speech: The right to express opinions or beliefs without the government telling you what you can and cannot say People to Know James Madison Thinks to […]