Criminalize Actions, Not Words
"Offense, Rose argues, is the price of living in a free society." An excellent profile on Flemming Rose, the Danish cartoonist who gained notoriety by publishing a series of satirical cartoons featuring various aspects of Islam, is featured in The Atlantic. For anyone concerned with the curtailing of speech in our time, it is very much worth reading.
“One of the things that I’m worried about is the erosion of the distinction between
words and deeds and how this opens the way to criminalize words.”