Point: Unrestricted Free Speech is not Always in Society's Best Interest

Hughes, Kylie Grimshaw
December 2018
Australia Points of View: Free Speech;12/1/2018, p2
The article presents an argument in favor of limiting free speech in Australia. The author argues that unrestricted speech can infringe on other civil rights including freedom of religion and freedom from persecution. The influence of the United Nations' Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and the U.S. Bill of Rights is examined and the protections afforded by government censorship are explored.


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