Freedom of expression?

German Home Secretary makes bold statement on public opinion, freedom of expression and courage.

In times where non-mainstream ideas face a lot of opposition, one could think that the freedom of expression exists no longer. Pro-lifers are marked as anti-choice and people who uphold the model of the family are quickly marked as being homophobic. So does the freedom of expression no longer exist? – At an international congress of 3000 leaders in Hamburg end of February German Home Secretary Dr. Thomas de Maizière gave a bold answer to this question: No, the freedom of expression still exists, but we lack the courage to make unpopular statements because we fear the harsh reactions. – Food for thought…