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Daniel Tosh made some jokes that many, many people find offensive, and now they feel he should be silenced.

"Free speech is meant to protect unpopular speech. Popular speech, by definition, needs no protection." ~Neal Boortz

"Free speech is not to be regulated like diseased cattle and impure butter. The audience that hissed yesterday may applaud today, even for the same performance." ~William O. Douglas

"Ignorant free speech often works against the speaker. That is one of several reasons why it must be given rein instead of suppressed." ~Anna Quindlen

"To suppress free speech is a double wrong. It violates the rights of the hearer as well as those of the speaker." ~Frederick Douglass

"Censorship reflects society's lack of confidence in itself. It is a hallmark of an authoritarian regime." ~Potter Stewart

"The dirtiest book of all is the expurgated book." ~Walt Whitman

"The only valid censorship of ideas is the right of people not to listen." ~Tommy Smothers

“The First Amendment was designed to protect offensive speech, because nobody ever tries to ban the other kind.” ~Mike Godwin

"If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all." ~Noam Chomsky

Letter to
Comedy Central
I just signed the following petition addressed to: Comedy Central.

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Keep Daniel Tosh on the air.

Daniel Tosh made some jokes that many, many people find offensive, and now they feel he should be silenced.

"Free speech is meant to protect unpopular speech. Popular speech, by definition, needs no protection." Neal Boortz

"Free speech is not to be regulated like diseased cattle and impure butter. The audience that hissed yesterday may applaud today, even for the same performance." ~William O. Douglas

"Ignorant free speech often works against the speaker. That is one of several reasons why it must be given rein instead of suppressed." ~Anna Quindlen

“The First Amendment was designed to protect offensive speech, because nobody ever tries to ban the other kind.” ~Mike Godwin

"To suppress free speech is a double wrong. It violates the rights of the hearer as well as those of the speaker." ~Frederick Douglass

"Censorship reflects society's lack of confidence in itself. It is a hallmark of an authoritarian regime." ~Potter Stewart

"The dirtiest book of all is the expurgated book." ~Walt Whitman

"The only valid censorship of ideas is the right of people not to listen." ~Tommy Smothers

“The First Amendment was designed to protect offensive speech, because nobody ever tries to ban the other kind.” ~Mike Godwin

"If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all." ~Noam Chomsky
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Sincerely,