This morning, active tweeter and CNN New Day anchor (and, by the way, a lawyer) managed to claim that hate speech is not protected under the First Amendment. (Which, according to the American BAR, it is – just not fighting words).
So, going off what he said, he’s wrong. And many attacked him for that:
Plus, this rather amusing correction to the Amendment:
However, what he claims he meant is the fighting words exception:
Some still disagree: