Here’s a fascinating bit of history: Thanksgiving and the first amendment are practically twins, passed within 24 hours of each other.
Topic: First Amendment
A conservative commentator on YouTube, Steven Crowder, upset Texas Christian University administrators over his most recent “Change My Mind” tour on whether “rape culture” exists. Crowder filmed it on a public sidewalk in front of the university.
Free speech absolutists are getting nearly impossible to find on campuses, at least among the Left that dominates universities.
Few at Columbia University would object if you called them the best and the brightest, yet they are no more incandescent than the rest of the public when it comes to enumerating their first amendment freedoms.
A judge ruled in favor of a high school student and against an Oregon high school for censoring his pro-Trump t-shirt.
The Blue and Gray Press, the student newspaper for the University of Mary Washington, saw its printing budget axed by the school administration over alleged environmental concerns, which starkly contrasted with previous statements by administrators on their reporting standards.
But he never entertains the possibility that the education that not only colleges but high schools and universities offer has deteriorated to such an extent that only conservatives know what the First Amendment does.
In fact, the academy is no longer a haven for First Amendment absolutists, if it ever was.
A joint study conducted by Gallup, the Knight Foundation, and other foundations recently surveyed American college students on the First Amendment, otherwise known as the freedom of speech.
Texas Tech University lost an initial decision by an appeals court on whether criticism of the tenure system by a college professor is protected under the First Amendment.