The University of Georgia: Hate Speech, Counterspeech, and the First Amendment


Event Description:

Nadine Strossen, author of “HATE: Why We Should Resist it With Free Speech, Not Censorship”, joined students from the University of Georgia in a webinar titled “Hate Speech, Counterspeech, and the First Amendment”. During the discussion, Strossen and the students explored the complex issue of hate speech and how to combat it without infringing on the First Amendment’s protection of free speech. They discussed the potential benefits of counterspeech as a means of combating hate speech and emphasized the importance of encouraging dialogue and fostering understanding between individuals with different perspectives.