Freedom of speech vs the right to free speech and expression

Let me start off by saying how sadden I was to learn of the recent attack on the French magazine/newspaper, Charlie Hebdo, that ended with a dozen people losing their lives. This took place because certain extremists Muslim groups were not pleased with a particular cartoon illustration of the prophet Mohamed that was recently published by said magazine.

Now to be truthful, I usually comment on social, political and religious matters and I am never usually as satirical as Charlie Hebo magazine and I don’t have a large following on my twitter page, from where I would normally make these short commentaries. I am usually commenting on issues that affect me personally, as well as the injustice and folly of political and religious systems, among other social issues that warrant attention and correction. Now, according to one of the…

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