Do the people who want to ban hate speech actually hate speech?
Topic: free speech
Texas Woman’s University, a public university located in Denton, Texas, will not back down from its policy to have “free speech zones” on its campus.
Arizona State University has adopted the free speech principles outlined by the University of Chicago, which caused uproar among students and academics because it aims to respect all perspectives and opinions.
Ball State University agreed to fund a pro-life student group and paid $12,000 in legal fees after the pro-life student group pointed out that it was being excluded from official club status due to religious discrimination.
A Wisconsin technical school was unhappy one of its students passed out valentines notes saying things such as “Jesus loves you,” and stopped the student from passing them out. Now, the student is suing the school to change its restrictions on free speech.
Perhaps it is not too surprising that Democrats want to ban alternative forms of expression other than their own, particularly on college campuses. What is mystifying is the degree to which Republicans want to help them do it.
University of Michigan changed its free speech policies after the Department of Justice announced its support of a lawsuit against the university.
Indiana University, located in Bloomington, Indiana (a red state), only hosted four conservative speakers during the last academic year.
Georgia became the ninth state to pass a law banning “free speech zones” on college campuses.
Apparently, disrupting a guest speaker from addressing the intended audience at the City University of New York (CUNY) at its School of Law is acceptable.