Hate: Why We Should Resist it with Free Speech, Not Censorship

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Presented by The City Club of Cleveland at The City Club of Cleveland, Cleveland OH

Feb 22
Hate: Why We Should Resist it with Free Speech, Not Censorship

Nadine Strossen discusses her new book “Hate: Why We Should Resist it with Free Speech, Not Censorship.” In it, she argues that the most effective way to confront hate speech and restore societal harmony is with more speech, not censorship.

Hate speech is legally protected free speech under the First Amendment, a protection that has been upheld by the Supreme Court of the United States. Yet, that doesn’t mean we can agree on what constitutes hate speech – or free speech for that matter. So, what is the line between free speech and hate speech? Who gets to decide? And what protections and recourses are available when one person’s speech is offensive to another?

Nadine Strossen, an attorney twice named as one of the 100 most

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$22 City Club members / $37 nonmembers

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850 Euclid Avenue, 2nd floor, Cleveland, OH 44114

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PARKING INFO

If you’re driving, parking is available immediately west of the City Club building in the Euclid Prospect Gateway Garage. The cost is $10.00 before 4:00 pm and $4.00 after 4:00 pm. Special event pricing does apply. If you are at the city club between 11:00 am and 2:30 pm, bring your ticket with you into the City Club and we will validate your ticket to reduce the cost to $3.00.

Discounted valet parking is available at the Metropolitan at the 9 hotel. Bring your ticket in with you to the City Club to receive a discount validation.

Additional, non-discounted downtown parking can be found in the Atrium Garage (645 W. Prospect), Ameritrust Garage (900 W. Prospect), and Gateway Prospect Parking (944/1002 W. Prospect). More parking information can also be found here.

Or, skip the drive and hop on a UH Bike—there’s a station right across the street from the City Club. Use discount code G3TR1D1NG for 30 minutes of free ride time on us.

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