Some Temple University Administrators Want Marc Lamont Hill Fired For 'Hate Speech'
"Free speech is one thing. Hate speech is entirely different."
Some Temple University admin are looking for a way to get rid of Marc Lamont Hill over anti-Israel comments, because "hate speech isn't free speech." This is wrong on all counts.
If we care about academic freedom, we have to defend the freedom of academics to state their views. #MarcLamontHill should not be fired, or sanctioned
Some Temple University Administrators Want Marc Lamont Hill Fired For 'Hate Speech' "Free speech is one thing. Hate speech is entirely different."
Also, this is like Exhibit A for how the whole "hate speech isn't free speech thing" is always and obviously going to be weaponized against the left.
And while CNN, unlike Temple, has the right to fire Hill for bad speech, I'd like to see more conservatives defend a *culture* of speech, even for provocative ideas like Hill's. (In keeping with defenses of Kevin Williamson, Jesse Kelly, etc.)
I agree with
— conservatives have every right to be upset by Marc Lamont Hill’s comments, but embrace hypocrisy when they fail to defend his academic freedom and free speech rights.
Academic freedom is sometimes mis-used by faculty to justify bad behavior, but not the case here. Prof Hill should not be fired Some Temple University Administrators Want Marc Lamont Hill Fired For 'Hate Speech' - Hit & Run :