freedom of speech


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freedom of speech

The right to express one's opinion without censorship or other forms of punishment imposed by the government. In the United States, freedom of speech is protected by the First Amendment to the Constitution. The editor does not want to print my controversial article, but I'm pushing for it to appear in the next issue—what about freedom of speech?
See also: freedom, of, speech
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Freedom of speech doesn't equal hate speech, and he won't be defrocked by the church.
Chinwag is an emerging new social media platform and a mobile application that is all about respecting the freedom of speech and giving people a platform to share their voice with the world.
For example, how much do Filipinos understand the concept of freedom of speech? Does it only derive from the criticisms on the wrongdoings of our leaders?
Sixty-seven percent of Filipinos also concurred that mass media in the Philippines have freedom of speech, of expression and of the press.
Freedom of speech has been probed 40 times from 1985 to the present.
"Ye sab bolne ke baad bhi aapke saath koi haadsa nahi hua iska matlab freedom of speech...
Deputy Attorney General Arshad Kayani while arguing in the court said everything should not be allowed at the name of freedom of speech. He added talking against individuals is not the matter of freedom of speech.
Deputy Attorney General Arshad Kayani while arguing in the court said everything should not be allowed in the name of freedom of speech. With great power comes great responsibility, he added.
ISLAMABAD:Islamabad High Court's (IHC) Justice Amir Farooq on Friday raised concerns over the kind of freedom of speech being exercised by experts on private news channels, adding that no country in the world allows such analysis.
Malacanang is against the anti-profanity ordinance in Baguio City, saying that cursing is part of freedom of speech.
It's supposed to be a free country with freedom of speech. Not if some people have their way.
On a separate note, the Dr Wan Azizah said one should remain sensitive despite freedom of speech, when asked about Datuk A.
'Honorable Speaker, Chapter 111, Article 15 of the Constitution provides for Freedom of Speech and expression and a caveat of an abuse thereof.
It calls for Britain to: "Implement an American style "Bill of Rights" guaranteeing freedom of speech, assembly and expression.
"Whilst we respect freedom of speech, we believe that freedom of speech does not include inciting hate or division towards a group of people."
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