Opinion: Embassy statement errs on First Amendment

In condemning the disrespect in the movie “Innocence of Muslims” that sparked riots in Egypt and Libya and the killing of a U.S. ambassador and three others, the U.S. embassy in Cairo erred in placing the onus on the speakers rather than on those who used speech as a justification for violence, argues Brian J. Buchanan for the First Amendment Center. -db

From a commentary for the First Amendment Center, September 12, 2012, by Brian J. Buchanan.

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