When a University Experiences True Hate Speech
By George Leef We hear so much these days about “hate speech” on campus that it’s almost a shock to find the real thing. Leftists have taken to calling almost any argument against their belief system “hate speech” such that, for example, Christina Hoff Sommers is denounced for hate speech because she does not agree […]
8 Minutes Hate, No Big Deal, Says CUNY Law Dean
(From Forbes.com): By Thomas K. Lindsay I write this report more in sorrow than anger, for I never thought I’d see the day when a law school dean would damn the First Amendment. This is the point we’ve come to on too many campuses today: Our academics teach suicide for the American experiment in democratic freedom. CONTINUE READING HERE
11 times campus speakers were shouted down by leftist protesters this school year
(From thecollegefix.com): By College Fix Staff Below are just 11 examples from the 2017-18 school year. And there’s no end in sight. CONTINUE READING HERE
Learning To Love Big Brother: New Study Of College-Student Attitudes Sounds Alarm
(From Forbes.com): By Tom Lindsay The Gallup-Knight Foundation recently completed its latest survey of college students nationwide. The results are less than encouraging. On the one hand, the majority of students surveyed continue to believe that protecting free speech rights (56 percent) is extremely important, while 52 percent answer that promoting a diverse and inclusive society is […]
‘F— the law!’ –Law Students Beclown Themselves with Their Protest of Visiting Speaker
We have gotten used to nasty protests by undergraduates who think they’re doing something virtuous by refusing to listen to (and often preventing others from listening to) speakers whom they call “racist” or “fascist.”
University presidents and free speech on campus
According to two new surveys dealing with free speech on college campuses, “free speech is a balancing act.” Presidents and students “overwhelmingly agree that inclusion and free speech are important to a democracy.” This noble-sounding headline seems to bury the lede in both surveys.
35 Universities Adopt ‘The Chicago Statement’ On Free Speech–1,606 To Go
University speech codes, restrictive “free-speech zones,” commencement speaker “dis-invitations,” and campus shout-downs of invited speakers threaten to undermine our schools’ defining mission: the free, nonpartisan quest for truth.
Why and how to achieve free speech on campus
Justice Antonin Scalia observed: “If you stop speech that hurts other peoples’ feelings, the First Amendment will become a dead letter.”
This Professor Will Get His Day In Court After University Punishes Him For Free Speech
Can a professor speak out against one of the ingrained beliefs of the higher education system without facing retaliation?
This Texas Law Hinders Free Speech
We trustees, though, had been warned that when even at a social function we should not discuss college business ever. That restriction — censorship — is utter nonsense. It says, “Remain ignorant.”