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Offline rangerrebew

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Christian student sues college for free speech rights
« on: March 21, 2014, 07:46:22 AM »
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Re: Christian student sues college for free speech rights
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2014, 08:10:36 AM »
Free speech is never free.

Queen Victoria permitted totally free speech in a corner of Hyde park, after the Chartists gave her a bit of a scare. You can go there, say absolutely anything, and no one can touch you for it. I do think it was an elegant move to put Speakers Corner facing a fully working gallows (the Tyburn Gallows you read about in Dickens) as a gentle reminder.
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