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The terrorist attack perpetrated by a self-confessed white supremacist in Buffalo, NY has sparked yet another national conversation on race relations. It has also prompted the usual calls from Democratic politicians for more restrictions on guns. But one of the more disturbing developments in this situation is left-leaning leaders like New York Gov. Kathy Hochul and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) pushing for more government involvement in online speech. Is regulating speech the answer to the problem of heightened racial tensions?
During an interview on ABC’s This Week, Pelosi suggested there should be a “balance” between free speech and public safety. “America is a great country. Our freedom is so important to us, but that freedom also carries public safety with it, and we have to balance those,” she said. Hochul announced her administration would be working with social media ...
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