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Should hate speech be illegal?
Hate speech should be banned.
If hate speech is at least more likely than not to cause harms, such as attacks or the eroding of minority rights, then it is justifiable to ban it.
The vast majority of countries in the world have hate speech legislation.
Human dignity is a more important value than free speech. Hate speech puts human dignity in danger. Therefore it should be banned.
Hate speech is harmful; harm is a basis used to restrict rights justifiably.
Banning hate speech will lead to a better society overall.
Hate speech is a de facto limitation on the free speech of those targeted.
Hate speech legislation is necessary to promote social equality.
It is better to challenge bad ideas than to simply ban the enunciation of them.
Giving the government the ability to regulate any speech gives them the ability to inhibit free exchange of ideas.
There is no such thing as hate speech.
All speech should be free.
Hate speech is better limited by social pressure than legal sanction.
It is difficult to define hate speech in a way that works.
Hate speech is just offensive speech; offense is not a justifiable reason for legal sanctions.
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