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Name:Class:"Ku Klux Klan parade in Washington, D.C., September 1926"byNational Photo Company Collection is in the public domain.Hate Speech and the First AmendmentDebating the ‘Mighty Constitutional Opposites’By American Bar Association2000The First Amendment of the United States Constitution protects citizens’ freedom of speech; the nature andextent of this freedom, however, is often debated. In this text, hate speech, and the degree to which the FirstAmendment protects those who express hateful language, is discussed.As you read, identify the court casesdiscussed in the text and how they support the definition of "freedom of speech."Debating Hate Speech;Hate speech is speech that offends, threatens, orinsults groups, based on race, color, religion,national origin, sexual orientation, disability, orother traits. Should hate speech be discouraged?The answer is easy — of course! However,developing such policies runs the risk of limitingan individual’s ability to exercise free speech.Whe...