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Hate Speech Crime

Our early ancestors left the control of Great Britain for the right of equality,yet time and time again over the past 200 years the equality of Americancitizens has been questioned. We now have many laws forbidding the harm ofracial and ethnic minorities, but is hate speech considered harmful? Before wecan . . . Read more

Free Speech

The first amendment to the constitution guarantees the right of free speech andof the press. Unfortunately, some individuals have used this right to protectthemselves from litigation when they produce material that is pornographic,hateful or when they use ethically questionable methods when reporting a story. The government has attempted to intervene . . . Read more

COM 101: Fundamentals of Speech

Kentucky Christian University Fall Semester, August 23 – December 15, 2016Meeting ScheduleSection 01: Thursday, 5:30 – 7:15 p.m., Smith 127Section 02: Thursday, 7:30 – 9:15 p.m., Smith 127Course InformationPrerequisites: NoneCorequisites: NoneCredit Hours: 3InstructorDr. Marvin L. Elliott, Executive Vice President and Chief AcademicOfficerOffice: Lusby CenterOffice Telephone: (606) 474-3253E-mail: [emailprotected] – Subject . . . Read more

Freedom Of Speech And The Internet

The United States of America was founded over two hundred years ago on the basis of freedom. Freedoms, which were wrote into, and are yet a part of the Constitution of the United States. Under the First Amendment of the Constitution, many freedoms are granted to the citizens of this . . . Read more

Lincoln’s House Divided Speech

Lincoln’s “House Divided” SpeechMary TidwellHerding UniversityI believe that the “House Divided” speech is a deductive argument. A deductive argument is an argument that claims its conclusion necessarily follows a premise. (Boss, 2014, p. 174) The reason I believe this is because Lincoln is arguing that the issue of slavery must . . . Read more

Same Sex Marriages–Call-To-Act Speech

Imagine you have fallen in love with the person of your dreams, and the two of you have discussed it and have decided to get married. Now imagine that the person you wish to marry is of a different race. It wouldn’t be a big deal, right? Well, if this . . . Read more

Free Speech And Music

Paging Mr. Zappa Where’s Frank Zappa when you need him? Thelast time U.S. senators took to wagging theirfingers at media executives and threateninglegal restrictions if pop culture didn’t get just abit less … well … popular, Zappa shook hisfinger right back. He unleashed a torrent ofrighteous outrage at the assembled . . . Read more

Remember the Titans

In the movie “Remember the Titans”, Coach Boone takes his segregated football team for a run in the middle of the night while they are up at camp. They run through all sorts of trees and rivers until it is morning when they stop. Coach Boone tells them that they . . . Read more

Make Them Listen

Make them Listen (Argument) Everyone wants an audience to be receptive to your speech, right? As well as being attentive? Of course, we all want them to like and trust you. Fortunately, there is a way for getting people to be like this. I will be telling you about the . . . Read more