The Modern Day Assualt on Free Speech

Free Speech is seen as one of the guiding principles in any modern day liberal democracy, but is it under threat? And should we allow the government to pass laws suppressing certain viewpoints and speech? As defined by the English Oxford dictionary, free speech is “the right to express any opinion without censorship or restraint”….

A day to remember.

As I write this, the Supreme Court in America has voted in favour of its constitution guaranteeing a right to same-sex marriage by 5 votes to 4. Gay marriage in the USA is now legal nationwide. In the last decade, attitudes towards homosexuality have reversed dramatically, with around 60% of people supporting gay marriage in the…