Richard L. Cravatts, Ph.D., a Freedom Center Journalism Fellow in Academic Free Speech and President Emeritus of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East, is the author of Dispatches From the Campus War Against Israel and Jews. “Everyone is in…
Topic: hate speech
Will America Ban Hate Speech?
Do the people who want to ban hate speech actually hate speech?
Santa Monica College Prez: Report Hate Speech
The president of Santa Monica College urged students to report hate speech but does the warning contain a loophole wherein the first amendment can disappear?
ACLU Warned University of Alabama for Alleged Expelling Student over Racist Social Media Rant Video
After a female student was expelled from the University of Alabama due to racist remarks in a social media video, the ACLU warned the university that it violated her First Amendment rights.
“Hate Speech” Not Covered By First Amendment
Some of us become First Amendment absolutists after decades of watching attempts by both the political right and left to find exceptions to it.
Do University Presidents Hate the First Amendment?
In Texas, it’s becoming a real question.
Buena Vista U: Potentially Punishable Hate Speech
Perhaps students in need of legal advice should go off campus to find it.
University of Maryland Students Unhappy about Administration’s Rejection of Hate Symbol Ban
University of Maryland students were unhappy after the administration rejected ban on hate symbols, when the administration cited First Amendment protections for their decision.
Two Alleged Hate Speech Incidents Spark Resolution at Cornell University
Two more hate speech hoaxes? A student resolution at Cornell University condemned two allegations of hate speech on the college campus, but it’s yet to be seen if they were made up or not.
University of Maryland Students want Hate Speech Classified as ‘Cult Activity’
Hate speech is protected by the First Amendment of the Constitution, yet University of Maryland students want it classified as ‘cult activity.’