Because free speech for everyone except those who express views we don’t like isn’t actually free speech at all.
"If we think the state should intervene in a family every time we’d personally make a different parental decision, then we’re basically asking the state to choose and enforce one style of parenting."
While the Supreme Court decides that 3-year mandatory sentences are cruel and unusual punishment, it is considered perfectly okay and constitutional to punish the exact same "licensing-type offence" by taking the life savings of Bruce Montague.
"...government judgment and rejection of expression is a different beast. It allows those in political power to stifle criticism of themselves and their policies, and it usually leaves the censored without alternative avenues for speaking their thoughts."
Is excessive force slowly becoming the new norm in law enforcement?
"Why should proponents of religious liberty, who have had much to worry about in Canada lately, not be breaking out the confetti at this bit of good news?"
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