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Sunday, June 05, 2005
  8:30 PM — Freedom of Speech
In the US, the act of desecrating a religious symbol is protected by the First Amendment.

Moreover, it is even protected by Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This document states that that all human beings have the right to express themselves however they choose. Soverign nations may not prevent the expression of ideas in any medium. However, they may still punish it as they wish. Included in "legitimate" reasons for punishment are defamation, maintaining order, maintaining national security, and maintaining morals.

Examples of laws limiting Freedom of Speech:

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