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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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Campus Free Speech Bills Gain Steam in Several States

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 11:30am 2/12/2017 at 11:30am

It has come to the point where we actually need protections on free speech on college campuses. This is good news.

Campus Reform reports:

MAP: Campus free speech bills gaining steam nationwide

State legislators across the country are speaking out against the numerous attempts by college administrators to limit and attack students’ free-speech rights.

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Is it Time to Defund Universities That Don’t Defend Free Speech?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 10, 2017 at 10:30am 2/10/2017 at 10:30am

A new article at The Federalist by Peter W. Wood suggests we’ve reached a tipping point on this topic and it’s time to take some action.

Here’s an excerpt:

It’s Time To Talk About De...

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The Harvard Crimson Doesn’t Understand Free Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 7:30am 2/7/2017 at 7:30am
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A new editorial from the Harvard Crimson addressed the Berkeley riots last week. They make it quite clear that they don’t understand how free speech works.

Here’s an excerpt:

Free Speech, Not Hate Speech

After violent protests raised concerns of student safety, administrators at UC Berkeley canceled a planned event featuring controversial far-right speaker...

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Video: Anti-free speech protester strips

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 7:15pm 2/4/2017 at 7:15pm
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Apparently the “anti-fascist” (“antifa”) thought police, who act like fascists in the name of anti-fascism, tried to shut down a speech by Ezra Levant in Toronto.

Via Rebel Media in Canada:

Rebel Commander Ezra Levant was about to take the stage at a Generation Screwed event in Toronto today.

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Robert Reich Suggests Berkeley Rioters Were Right Wing Plants

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 4, 2017 at 7:00am 2/4/2017 at 7:00am
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If you’ve been paying attention for the last few days, you may have noticed a concerted effort by many liberals to suggest that the “Black Bloc” protesters who showed up at the Berkeley riots are not part of the progressive movement.

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This NYU Prof is Melissa Click on Steroids

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 3, 2017 at 8:55pm 2/3/2017 at 8:55pm
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I wrote the other day about how Bill Maher was complaining that liberals apologize too much, and I wrote that was not my “lived experience” as someone who lives among liberals, Do liberals really apologize too much?

My “lived experience” is more along the lines of Melissa Click.

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Trump Threatens to Cut Federal Funding to Berkeley After Riots

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 3, 2017 at 1:30pm 2/3/2017 at 1:30pm

I hope Trump does this. Like many of our readers, I’ve really had it with this garbage from the left. It’s about time they suffered some consequences for their actions.

The Daily Caller reports:

Trump Threatens To Cut Federal Funding For UC Berkeley After Night Of Violence

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Only One Arrest Made at UC Berkeley During Riots

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 3, 2017 at 10:30am 2/3/2017 at 10:30am
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There were fires and plenty of destruction during the riots that broke out at Berkeley this week. There was violence, too. Yet only one arrest was made.

Campus Reform reports:

Only one arrest, at most, made at Berkeley protest

Wednesday night’s riots at the University of California, Berkeley quickly turned violent, with some agitators...

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“That is the price you pay for being a Libertarian or Conservative on American college campuses”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 3, 2017 at 10:00am 2/3/2017 at 10:00am
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Let’s be clear. What happened at UC Berkeley on Wednesday night has nothing to do with Milo Yiannopoulos. It is part of a much larger problem on American college campuses which has been brewing for years.

Left wing radicals, some of whom even have criminal pasts, are frequently welcome to speak on...

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Cal Poly Profs Pressure School President to Stop Milo Yiannopoulos Visit

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 1:30pm 2/2/2017 at 1:30pm
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The president of Cal Poly is allowing the Milo visit due to a commitment to free speech but some professors have a problem with that.

Campus Reform reports:

Cal Poly profs pressure prez to abandon free speech commitment

Two professors are urging California Polytechnic State University’s president to prevent Milo Yiannopoulos from speaking on...

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Violent riots at UC Berkeley shut down Milo Yiannopoulos event

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 10:40pm 2/1/2017 at 10:40pm
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Conservative activist and Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos was scheduled to speak at University of California – Berkeley on Wednesday evening.

However, his event was cancelled and massive protests and violent demonstrations broke out on campus instead.

The Breitbart News editor [Milo Yiannopoulos] was set to deliver a speech inside a UC Berkeley campus...

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Marquette U. Employee Caught Trying to Keep Students From Hearing Ben Shapiro Speech

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Why are so many people who work in higher education so afraid of Ben Shapiro? One administrator at Marquette has been caught trying to take a seat at a Shapiro speech she worn’t use in order to deny it to someone else and encouraging others to do the same.

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Federal Judge Warns Yale on Free Speech

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The infringements on free speech at Yale are piling up.

Heat Street reports:

Federal Judge Warns Yale University: You’re Killing Freedom of Speech

A federal judge is chastising Yale University for caving to the demands of hypersensitive students, and he is warning that the elite school is developing a habit of trampling on First...

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