The Constitution guarantees “Freedom of Speech”!
Just like everything else though, what is really absolute?
In which vein is it used? You can’t yell fire in a crowded theatre!
And where does opinion stop? Or does it? Does it matter to whom and by whom it is exercised? Is there some unwritten protective law in effect in society of defenseless individuals or groups? And are there various individuals or groups to which these apply? And can a definitive category of who the perpetrators are be made? Individuals, teachers, newspapers, coaches, priests, tv news persons, etc.?
And might their be egregious use of this defense for various reasons?
The devil might not be only in the details, but also ………………