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France Trades Free Speech for a Genderless Society

Melia-Aneta Wrote: Jan 06, 2013 12:32 PM
Mr Sears : I fail to see how the US would overturn the 1st Amendament just because a French cabinet-level minister proposes banning certain expression in her country. Can you explain the historical French commitment to American values?
drobertson Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 11:46 AM
This is already taking place in the United States. A school teacher in New Jersey lost her job for making a statement on Facebook about Homosexuality. A change in definition of marriage would further the attack on free speech.

When a society’s laws recognizing marriage as the union of one man and one woman are changed to honor the unions of same-sex couples, it’s not just the law that changes—it’s also the society itself that changes. A top-down metamorphosis begins in which every aspect of public law changes to match the new definition of marriage.

Today, this is playing out in France with great clarity.

There, Minister Najat Vallaud-Belkacem is pressing Twitter to help control the speech of the people by censoring messages that run counter to the position of the French government.

In particular, Belkacem wants Twitter to...