Holocuast Denial not protected speech - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Shlomo
    • 11.02.06 | 05:21 (IST)

    Sorry, but holocaust denial is not now - and never was - protected speech. Freedom of speech never protected untruth! In fact the most famous free-speech case was that one John Peter Zenger in 1735. Mr. Zenger was accused of defaming the British Governor of New York. He was acquitted by a jury on the grounds that what he had printed was the TRUTH! The inescapable conclusion is that untruth in not protected!

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