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Comment author: fubarobfusco 27 December 2012 05:33:24AM 1 point [-]

Freedom of speech means you can't arrest Nazis until they actually start killing Jews, for example

In point of fact, Nazis started threatening and assaulting Jews, vandalizing their businesses, and imposing weird new discriminatory rules on them, some years before the mass murder started in earnest. None of the above are generally taken to be protected by "freedom of speech".

Comment author: MugaSofer 27 December 2012 05:10:50PM 1 point [-]

It was such incidents I had in mind. Clearly, I was suffering from the illusion of transparency; I'll change it.