There is a sizable literature on hate speech, pornography, and
censorship. The following works may be of value to you when you
are working out your own position on the issues:
American Civil Liberties Union. "Policy Statement: Free Speech and Bias on College Campuses." The statement was adopted in 1990.
Amdur, Robert. "Scanlon on Freedom of Expression." Philosophy & Public Policy, Volume 9, Number 3 (Spring, 1980). Scanlon's article is listed below.
Baird, Robert M. and Stuart E. Rosenbaum. Ed. Pornography: Private Right or Public Menace? Buffalo: Prometheus Books, 1991.
Bell, Derrick. And We Are Not Saved: The Elusive Quest for Racial Justice. Basic Books, Inc., 1987.
------------------. Faces at the Bottom of the Well: The Permanence of Racism. New York: Basic Books, 1992.
Berman, Paul. Editor. Debating P. C.: The Controversy over Political Correctness on College Campuses. New York: Dell Publishing, 1992.
Bollinger, Lee C. The Tolerant Society. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1986.
Boxill, Bernard. Blacks and Social Justice. Totowa, N.J.: Rowman and Allanheld, 1984.
D'Souza, Dinesh. Illiberal Education: The Politics of Race and Sex on Campus. New York: Vintage Books, 1992.
------------------------. The End of Racism: Principles for a Multiracial Society. New York: The Free Press, 1995.
Emerson, Thomas I., Toward a General Theory of the First Amendment. New York: Random House.
Glendon, Mary Ann. Rights Talk: The Impoverishment of Political Discourse. New York: The Free Press, 1991.
Hentoff, Nat. Free Speech for Me --But Not for Thee: How the American Left and Right Relentlessly Censor Each Other. New York: HarperPerennial, 1993.
Hustoles, Thomas P. and Walter B. Connolly, Jr. Ed. Regulating Racial Harassment on Campus: A Legal Compendium. National Association of College and University Attorneys, 1990.
Heumann, Milton and Thomas Church. Ed. Hate Speech On Campus: Cases, Case Studies, and Commentary. Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1997.
Koppelman, Andrew. Antidiscrimination Law and Social Equality. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1996.
Lederer, Laura. Ed. The Price We Pay: The Case Against Racist Speech, Hate Propaganda, and Pornography. New York: Hill and Wang, 1995.
Locke, John. A Letter Concerning Toleration. New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., 1955.
MacKinnon, Catherine A. Only Words. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1993. Source
Matsuda, Mari J., Charles R. Lawrence III, Richard Delgado, Kimberle Williams Crenshaw. Words That Wound: Critical Race Theory, Assaultive Speech, and the First Amendment. Bolder: Westview Press, 1993. Source
May, Larry. The Morality of Groups: Collective Responsibility, Group-Based Harm, and Corporate Rights. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1987.
McCuen, Gary E. Pornography and Sexual Violence. Hudson: Gary E. McCuen Publications, 1985.
McGowan, David and Ragesh Tangri. "A Libertarian Critique of University Restrictions of Offensive Speech." California Law Review. Volume 79, Number 3 (May, 1991).
Mill, John Stuart. On Liberty. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1956. Source
Orr, Lisa. Censorship: Opposing Viewpoints. San Diego: Greenhaven Press, 1990.
Scanlon, Thomas. "A Theory of Freedom of Expression." Philosophy & Public Policy, Volume I, Number 2 (Winter, 1972). The article listed above by Robert Amdur is a reply to Scanlon's article.
Schauer, Frederick. Free Speech: A Philosophical Inquiry. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1982.
Smolla, Rodney A. Free Speech in an Open Society. New York: Vintage Books, 1993.
--------------------------- "Academic Freedom, Hate Speech, and the Idea of a University," in Freedom and Tenure in the Academy. Ed. William W. Van Alstyne. Durham: Duke University Press, 1993.
Strossen, Nadine. Defending Pornography: Free Speech, Sex, and the fight for Women's Rights. New York: Anchor Books, 1996.
Taylor, Jared. Paved with Good Intentions: The Failure of Race Relations in Contemporary America. New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, Inc., 1992.
Thomson, Judith Jarvis. The Realm of Rights. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1990.
Walker, Samuel. Hate Speech: The History of an American Controversy. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1994.
------------------------ In Defense of American Liberties: A History of the ACLU. New York: Oxford University Press, 1990.
Wilson, William Julius. When Work Disappears: The World of the New Urban Poor. New York: Vintage Books, 1996.
Wolff, Robert Paul, Barrington Moore, Jr., and Herbert Marcuse. A Critique of Pure Tolerance. Boston: Beacon Press, 1969.