Phil Robertson's Free Speech Violated?Submitted by Robert Timsah on Sun, 12/22/2013 - 23:09
Phil Robertson has no RIGHT to be on A&E's network and thus they can fire him if they fear he'll use their network to promote views which they find morally repugnant. As long as the STATE does not intervene to get Robertson fired, then his liberty has not been violated.
If A&E cannot fire Phil Robertson for his views on homosexuality due to free speech concerns, does this mean he could advocate for the murder of all gay people (due to religious beliefs) and A&E still can't fire him? What about the murder of all Muslims? Murder of all Christians? Surely A&E can have SOME standards for who they support or broadcast?
I ask this seriously because it seems a lot of us on here still do not understand how liberty works. Thanks.