The Law is a blunt instrument. It’s not a scalpel. It’s a club. If there is something you consider indefensible, and there is something you consider defensible, and the same laws can take them both out, you are going to find yourself defending the indefensible.

Because sometimes it needs restating.

(I wrote about why I’ll fight to defend unpleasant,uncomfortable or icky speech and images in my journal over at 

http://journal.neilgaiman.com/2008/12/why-defend-freedom-of-icky-speech.html)

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