Answer to hate speech is more speech: Roy S. Gutterman
By Roy Gutterman, January 6, 2020
The answer to offensive speech is more speech. The “more speech” doctrine is part of our democratic view of how government regulates (or does not regulate) speech.
At a time when there are more ways to communicate to more people, offensive speech, so-called hate speech, is in full bloom. This has not only been part of the national political landscape but also recently in our own backyard.