If you want to use “freedom of speech” to show how much of a bigoted idiot you are, I will defend your right to do so.
But “freedom of speech” doesn’t mean “freedom from consequences”.
I think some people miss that part.
- Lose business
- Lose respect
- Lose friends
- Lose your job
- Lose opportunities
All because you are intolerant of those who are different than you. Be it *personal beliefs, race, religion, national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status.
*Re: Bigotry (Wikipedia)