It's the old dilemma: How tolerant of intolerance should we be? Do we go all out for free speech and let Nazis, child pornographers, and snuff movies proliferate.
See: Karl Popper The Paradox of Tolerance
The only people pushing the Athenian Straw Man Nonexistent Threat of Slippery Slope Windyfoggery (ASMNSSW) RE DEMOCRACY are people who have a misunderstanding/problem or hatred of democracy. (See AUTHORITARIANS)