Are Limits on Freedom of Speech Ever Justified

Discussion 2.1: Week 2: “Are Limits on Freedom of Speech Ever Justified”

 

Answer ONE of the following questions that has not been answered by a previous poster, unless they have all been answered once already. Also post a paragraph response to two of the other postings by your classmates. Make clear which comment you are responding to. You may agree, disagree, ask a question, or try to come up with a transition connecting two of the ideas in different postings.

 

Choice 1:

Type a three paragraph response to the introduction to “Are Limits on Freedom of Speech Ever Justified” (handout 580-581). In the first paragraph, summarize the introduction. For the second and third paragraph, identify two opposing views suggested by the introduction, and give reasons that could be used to support each view.

 

Choice 2.

Type a three paragraph response to “A Case the Scouts Had to Win” (handout 596-). In the first paragraph, summarize this article by Steffen Johnson. For the second and third paragraph, identify two opposing views suggested by the article (Johnson’s and the opposing view), and give reasons that could be used to support each view.

 

Choice 3.

Type a three paragraph response to “Freedom of Speech and My Right to Silence at Bath Time” (handout 591-). In the first paragraph, summarize this article by Patti Waldmeir. For the second and third paragraph, identify two opposing views suggested by the article (try to identify Waldmeir’s position as well), and give reasons that could be used to support each view.

 

Choice 4.

Type a three paragraph response to “Why We Need to Abolish the FCC” (handout 589-). In the first paragraph, summarize this article by Robert Garmong. For the second and third paragraph, identify two opposing views suggested by the article (Garmong’s and the opposing view), and give reasons that could be used to support each view.

 

Choice 5:

Type a three paragraph response to “Ice-T: The Issue is Creative Freedom” (handout 586-). In the first paragraph, summarize this article by Barbara Ehrenreich. For the second and third paragraph, identify two opposing views suggested by the article (Ehrenreich’s and the opposing view), and give reasons that could be used to support each view.

 

Choice 6:

Type a three paragraph response to “Bethel School District No. 403 v. Fraser” (handout 583-). In the first paragraph, summarize this article presented by the Supreme Court. For the second and third paragraph, identify two opposing views suggested by the article (the Supreme Court’s decision and the opposing view), and give reasons that could be used to support each view.

 

Choice 7.

Type a three paragraph response to “Student Sues School District” (handout 582-). In the first paragraph, summarize this article by Alana Keynes. For the second and third paragraph, identify two opposing views suggested by the article (the ACLU’s position and the opposing view), and give reasons that could be used to support each view. The ACLU, the American Civil Liberties Union, is an organization that supports civil liberties, including the right to free speech. They took on this case on behalf of the student, Bretton Barber.

Discussion 2.1: Week 2: “Are Limits on Freedom of Speech Ever Justified”

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