42%
Yes
58%
No
23%
Yes
52%
No
11%
Yes, as long as it does not threaten violence
3%
No, and increase penalties for hate speech
8%
Yes, because I don’t trust the government to define the boundaries of hate speech
2%
No, freedom of speech laws should only protect you from criticizing the government

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 @8NRHQC6from Ontario answered…3yrs3Y

 @8M7TL4Cfrom Ontario answered…3yrs3Y

Should be free to say, but there should be consequences for speech that suggests terror/danger. Those who use hate speech depending on their use and content should potentially need mandatory education

 @mrmustacheofrom Quebec answered…4yrs4Y

 @9LCPZKNfrom Quebec answered…1wk1W

Moi je fais confiance au gouvernement.

Et c'est pas logique le nom de People's pour le parti populaire, sa mère a pas choisi un bon nom.

 @9HCP7QVfrom Alberta answered…5mos5MO

Not only should it be protected, but all hate speech laws should be abolished. We have incitement, libel, and slander laws that sufficiently cover issues arising from speech.

 @9H64585answered…5mos5MO

Yes but shouldn’t threaten violence and the government cannot be trusted to define the boundaries without bias

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