Every day in America, there are people who lose their jobs for saying the wrong thing in the wrong place at the wrong time.
It happened to me 45 years ago when I publicly said something disparaging about the company for which I worked. Did I have a right to say what I said without the government coming down on me? Of course I did. Did the company have a right to send me packing? Of course it did.
You see, Freedom of Speech is no guarantee against any and all kinds of backlash for saying something someone might find ...