Want Tighter Restrictions on Protests? Progressive Politicians Should Beware What They Wish For


One is only truly committed to rights if they support protecting those rights for ideological opponents. That means we will have to endure speech that is offensive and protests that are annoying. Democracy can be a messy thing, but it's the best system we have.

Before progressive politicians and their supporters bring in any legislation limiting protests, I will offer this old but still sage advice: Be careful what you wish for, you just might get it.

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