Saturday, July 28, 2007

Another blow to the free speech

We have a constitutionally protected right to burn the American flag in protest. Contrary to some conservatives, I agree that this right should be protected.

But apparently it's a hate crime to flush a Koran down a toilet.

I don't suppose flushing the Bible would draw the same rebuke.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Does it need to target a minority in order to be considered a hate crime?

~MJA

Sockless Joe said...

I don't think so but I'm not sure. I think it's a de facto criterion though.