Response to Mark Zuckerberg

While we applaud Randi Zuckerberg’s response (see below) to her brother, Mark Zuckerberg’s  statement that he doesn’t “think [Holocaust deniers are] intentionally getting it wrong” and should be allowed to have their posts published on Facebook, our position remains that the American ideal of free speech calls on us to vigorously raise our voices in defense of the truth.  We believe that free speech has a greater power to inform and ennoble than it does to mislead and demean. Rather than criminalizing Holocaust denial, we should push for greater Holocaust education and more respect for human rights and dignity. Our own words are the most powerful weapons we have in the fight against hate.  It is our obligation as citizens to rise to the challenge.

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