Where does freedom of speech and religion end and discrimination begin?

I’ve been very disheartened by political debate taking place on Facebook recently. People speak without truth and with hate and disrespect for each other. In the wake of some events taking place in the United States involving freedom of speech and discrimination I did a little researching on my own into the Bill of Rights, discrimination, hate speech, etc.

While doing so I came across a forum discussing freedom of speech and religion vs. discrimination during the Chik-fil-a and the Washington state floral shop refusing service to a gay couple. I found the way the participants of the discussion DISCUSSED the issue to be respectful and insightful. After reading it I wasn’t angry with what people were saying on either side of the argument, like I am when reading the disrespectful comments on a Facebook post. These people ask questions, play a respectful devil’s advocate and use their logic, not their emotions to articulate their opinions. It’s a good read, and definitely something to think about.

http://www.collegenet.com/elect/app/app?service=external/Forum&sp=51357#358072

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