Originally Posted by barryr
Yes, I feel better the ACLU has decided to defend more groups of people instead of their usual, and oh yes, defending NAMBLA is so wonderful as well. An organization promoting men to rape children, it's so heartwarming the ACLU worries about their rights.
They are defending rights, not particular people. Either everyone has the right to free speech, or no one does.
It takes a lot more integrity and courage to defend a right universally than to only defend the rights of people you agree with and like, especially when blowhards like yourself are so eager to attack them simply for working in your