The vicious Charles Moerdler makes another vile attack on free speech, followed by a reasoned response by Jeff Bannan.
Thomas F. Prendergast, President of the NYC MTA (photo above), makes final comments, followed by the VOTE by quislings, fascists and cowards.
Charles Moerdler, attorney for the notorious leftist United Federation of Teachers, has previously argued that it’s “morally wrong” to put out inaccurate information, which is exactly what this dishonest fascist did today.
An Atlas reader Russ points out:
At 7:37 Moerdler: “Neither the Quran nor the Bible nor the Torah nor any other compass of conscience condones hateful speech.”With that, Moerdler’s vast legal credentials fall like dandruff from his bald pate. Forget the horrors of the Old Testament, the Quran is the “mother lode of bad ideas” (thanks, Sam Harris). For wall-to-wall, plain-as-the-broad-side-of-a-
barn hatred, nothing compares to the Quran. For Moerdler to deny that impeaches all his other arguments. Unlike at a council meeting (where speech is limited to 2 minutes) in a court, you’ll have time to show how much hate fills the Quran. And Hamas airwaves quoting it.You’ll also have time to show how your ads are NOT lashon hara:“Lashon hara differs from defamation in that its focus is on the use of true speech for a wrongful purpose, rather than falsehood and harm arising. Speech is considered to be lashon hara if it says something negative about a person or party, is not previously known to the public, is not seriously intended to correct or improve a negative situation, and is true.”Your ads, while true, expose horrific wrongs for the sole purpose of raising public awareness so those wrongs can be stopped. You “seriously intend to correct or improve a negative situation,” which means your work is NOT lashon hara.Strange advice from a ‘30s German refugee: don’t provoke brutes, they may hurt you! Does meek silence protect you? Isn’t an informed public a better defense?
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