“The American Civil Liberties Union will weigh its interest in protecting the First Amendment against its other commitments to social justice, racial equality, and women’s rights, given the possibility that offensive speech might undermine ACLU goals.
“Our defense of speech may have a greater or lesser harmful impact on the equality and justice work to which we are also committed,” wrote ACLU staffers in a confidential memo obtained by former board member Wendy Kaminer.”
Liberals believe in free speech only when their point of view is being promoted. Once liberals became firmly entrenched as The Establishment, they unashamedly and hypocritically began questioning the value of free speech for anyone who opposed their radical agenda.
Liberals hate free speech because they know their positions are absurd and indefensible.
Prince of Carthage
Indeed, “free speech” goes only as far as it serves the agenda.