Speech is not crime, free speech absolutist here.
You left out the word "Falsely" which changes everything, there is BIG difference between expressing an idea (good or bad), and patently false &/or slanderous information.
Ever hear of Common Courtesy? It's where decent people avoid using words & phrases that cause others pain.
Never before in human history have people had the amount of freedom to say whatever they like combined with the technology to get their viewpoints to such vast audiences. Even terrible ideas are finding their reinforcing chorus
The results have landed us in the fake news multiple reality landscape. This represents a problem without an easy solution.
On the list of things we do to give future generations a facepalm, i think hate speech legislation will be pretty low on the list.
absolutism is the problem.
There are exceptions to everything. Fire in a crowded theater is not protected speech