Originally Posted by IOWA
Just because we have free speech, doesn't mean there aren't consequences and responsibilities that go with them. Just like with any other freedom.
You have an absolute freedom to TALK. Yes, you have to suffer the consequences and responsibilities.
By your logic, you have the freedom to commit murder. Then you just have to suffer the consequences. Pretty extreme example - but nonetheless true.
Freedom of Speech is about that speech being protected
- so those consequences are are limited or even non-existent.
Don't forget the first 5 words of the First Amendment ... especially the FIRST WORD.