Courier Letters to the Editor 2-24-21

On freedom of speech

Dear Editor,

People have been complaining about Donald Trump being thrown off Facebook, saying he is being denied freedom of speech and calling it censorship.

When it comes to this thing called freedom of speech, it has its limits as to what can be said. You’ve probably heard it said that freedom of speech does not include yelling fire in a crowded theater, for obvious reasons, people being harmed or killed. There are many things that are not allowed in freedom of speech, such as treason, sedition, blasphemous and defamatory libel. Also disruption of

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