Freedom from being offended

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Freedom from being offended is not generally recognized as a legal right. Unfortunately, many people tend to take it as such, or at least to use arguments which amount to a statement that freedom from being offended trumps (is more important than) freedom of speech.

Freedom of speech grants the offended party the right to state the fact of their offended-ness, and to attempt to convice the other party to change what they are saying; only in the case of hate speech is any right generally given to legally suppress or prevent the speech of the offender.