Why Blue Lives Matter is Not Freedom of Speech

One night I was walking out of the climbing gym I frequent, Upper Limits in Chesterfield, Missouri, (I moved back to my hometown recently) and noticed a cis, white man wearing a Blue Lives Matter hoodie. I was kind of taken aback. It was the end of the night and he was sitting at a table amongst other employees of the gym. These were people I had chatted with on occasion because I’m all about building…