There’s been a lot of talk recently about the right to freedom of speech. A radio announcer made some hurtful and offensive remarks about the Prime Minister and her family. He’s since apologised, but it’s sparked a debate about whether freedom of speech should have limits. Sarah takes a look at the argument.
Watch the btn video about Freedom of Speech and share your opinion with us!
Should you be allowed to say whatever you like?
Should there be limits?
eg. You can’t say anything that
damages someones reputation
damages their right to a fair trial?
offensive to people with disabilities
offensive in general regardless of race, age, gender, look, religion
Should there be consequences for saying things that offend people?
Secretary: Lucia and Tass