Free Speech

A Theology of Free Speech

"Absolute freedom of speech is not a moral right. ... there can be no moral right to commit wrong, although there may often be a legal right. And clearly a great deal of speech, expression, and writing is wrong—whether by spreading falsehood, seducing to sin, tearing down the innocent, and much more." - TGC

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Study: 88% of colleges, universities restrict free speech in some form, but there is evidence of improvement

"[Foundation for Individual Rights in Education's] 2021 Spotlight on Speech Codes looked at the free speech policies of 478 colleges and universities, 372 public institutions and 106 private colleges and universities.....the lead author of the report, explained that while the numbers in the report may seem disheartening, the situation regarding free speech on campus has improved overall." - CPost

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Christian Writer ‘Prepared to Go to Prison’ over ‘Misgendering’ Tweets

"Caroline Farrow, a devout Catholic, was ordered by Surrey police in the United Kingdom to come in for an interview after she 'misgendered' a woman’s transgender child on Twitter. That woman subsequently filed a complaint against Farrow with the police." - Christian Headlines

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The Supreme Court has another chance to defend free speech

"[T]he more recent case of Aaron and Melissa Klein may present the court with an opportunity to provide clarity and guidance to businesses ... on the fundamental question of whether they may operate in accord with their deeply held convictions or be forced to abandon their First Amendment rights when they enter the marketplace." - W.Examiner

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