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VIDEO: Yale SJWs gone wild against free speech

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 12:00pm 3/26/2017 at 12:00pm
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Documentary filmmaker Rob Montz produced a short last year which focused on free speech at Brown University.

Now, Montz has created a sequel which focuses on Yale and the incident at Silliman College which we covered extensively, ...

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Democrat Virginia Governor McAuliffe Signs Campus Free Speech Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 9:00am 3/25/2017 at 9:00am

We have to give credit where it’s due. There are plenty of reasons to dislike McAuliffe but this was a good decision.

The Daily Caller reports:

Dem Virginia Governor Signs College Free Speech Bill

Democratic Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed a bill protecting free speech at colleges, a decision that comes amid a...

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Study Finds Wealthier Colleges are Worst Free Speech Offenders

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 20, 2017 at 1:30pm 3/20/2017 at 1:30pm

Campus Reform recently highlighted the findings of this study. It seems the more money a college has, the more likely they are to squelch free speech.

Take a look:

REPORT: Wealthiest colleges are worst free speech offenders

A new study has found that the colleges most prone to disinviting conservative speakers and stifling open...

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Viral faculty statement supporting campus free speech ignores co-author’s support for suppressing Israeli speech

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 9:40pm 3/19/2017 at 9:40pm
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A series of high profile attacks on conservative speakers on campus has created great controversy, even among many academics on the left.

The scenes of physical assaults, incendiary projectiles fired at the student center, and bonfires lit at UC-Berkeley to stop an appearance by Milo Yiannopoulos’ gained media attention and raised questions about...

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Emerson College Releases New List of Words That Can’t be Used

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 10:00am 3/18/2017 at 10:00am

Emerson College is a school that specializes in communications. Do they really think this is a good look for them?

The Daily Caller reports:

Language Police At Fancypants College Deem The Word ‘Homosexual’ Offensive Now

Emerson College, a fancypants school dedicated solely to communication and performing arts, has officially deemed the word “homosexual” to...

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Writer Offers Solution to Heckler’s Veto on College Campuses

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 7:30am 3/16/2017 at 7:30am
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A writer named Parker O’Brien has written a great piece at Medium which offers a solution to student mobs who shout down speakers.

Take a look:

Quick Take: Free Speech on College Campuses

Schools have long understood the volatility of controversial speakers and a disquieting response to this behavior has been the imposition of...

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Middlebury College Profs Release Statement of Principles After Mob Attack on Speaker

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 1:30pm 3/9/2017 at 1:30pm
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The recent mob attack on a speaker that sent one professor to the hospital clearly had an effect on the faculty.

They released a statement of principles.

From Free Inquiry on Campus:

Free Inquiry on Campus: A Statement of Principles by a Collection of Middlebury College Professors

The principles are as follows:

Genuine higher learning is...

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Student Group Censored After Complaining About Lack of Free Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 8:30am 3/9/2017 at 8:30am
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A conservative student group at the University of Lincoln in the UK criticized their students’ union over a lack of free speech over criticism of an online magazine. In response, the students’ union shut down the group’s social media accounts, thus proving their point.

A student paper called The Linc

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With campus shout downs, first they came for the Jews and Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at 10:00am 3/7/2017 at 10:00am
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Two violent attacks campus speakers have gained widespread media attention in recent months — the attack on Milo Yiannopoulos’ appearance at UC-Berkeley, and Charles Murray

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CSULA Embraces Free Speech After Threat of Lawsuit

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 8:30am 3/5/2017 at 8:30am

This is another win for Ben Shapiro and Young America’s Foundation.

The Daily Caller reported:

California University Embraces Free Speech After Threatened With Lawsuit

A university has updated its free speech policies following a lawsuit filed by a conservative speaker whose event was almost cancelled at the school.

Ben Shapiro, Editor-in-Chief of The Daily Wire...

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Student Mob at Middlebury Attacks Speaker and Sends Prof to Hospital

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 7:00am 3/4/2017 at 7:00am
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This is the direction things are headed in, folks.

The left thinks it’s OK to punch a Nazi but they also think anyone they disagree with is a Nazi. It’s inevitable that someone’s going to get hurt.

At Middlebury College this week no one got punched, but a mob of left wing protesters...

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For conservatives at Cornell University, high price for free speech

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 3, 2017 at 3:00pm 3/3/2017 at 3:00pm
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The other day I came up with a line I’m pretty happy with.

During an interview with Bill Whittle on NRA TV, I pointed out that I am “The One” at Cornell Law School, where I teach.

Here’s the excerpt:
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UCLA Restricts Enrollment in Free Speech Course Despite Popularity

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 1:30pm 2/28/2017 at 1:30pm

We can’t have college students learning the truth about free speech, can we?

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UCLA restricts enrollment in popular free speech course

University of California, Los Angeles professor Keith Fink teaches a course...

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Bias Response Teams: Encouraging Students to Snitch on Each Other

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 8:30am 2/23/2017 at 8:30am
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Of all the free speech problems we have on college campuses, one of the most chilling ones comes in the form of “Bias Response Teams.” Under such a policy, a student can be anonymously reported for saying or doing something deemed offensive, and then get visited by the bias response team.

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Conservative speaker event forced into hiding at Cornell

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 9:35pm 2/19/2017 at 9:35pm
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It’s not popular to be politically conservative at Cornell University, where I teach at the law school.

A recent study by The Cornell Sun student newspaper documented that 97% of faculty donations at Cornell Univ. went to Democrats, while an analysis by The College Fix showed that eleven departments at...

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UC Students Don’t Think Free Speech Should Apply to ‘Trump Surrogates’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 7:30am 2/16/2017 at 7:30am

Isn’t it nice of the left to decide for the rest of us who is allowed to speak?

Campus Reform reports:

UC students: free speech shouldn’t apply to ‘Trump surrogates’

Students at the University of Chicago are asking the school to disinvite Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, saying that allowing him to speak...

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This leftist activist is free speech’s worst nightmare

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at 1:00pm 2/14/2017 at 1:00pm
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Tucker Carlson had on a guest last night who proudly took credit for helping to organize the mob that shut down Milo Yiannopoulos at Berkeley.

Yvette Felarca is part of a left wing group called By Any Means Necessary, and she advocates the use of violence to stop fascism. Oh and by...

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