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Free Speech Advocacy Group Launches Lawsuit Against University of Texas

Free Speech Advocacy Group Launches Lawsuit Against University of Texas

“the eyes of the University of Texas really are on students, keeping tabs on their speech all the time”

The argument here is that the school spends more time policing speech than protecting it. Sounds like the majority of American schools, sadly.

National Review reports:

Lawsuit Aims to End the Chilling of Free Speech at the University of Texas

Social-justice warrior types abound in college and university administrations. They’re especially drawn to jobs in Title IX and diversity offices where they are able to use their power to threaten students for saying un-PC things. The result is a cloud of vague rules causing students to keep quiet on any potentially controversial issue.

One school where that has happened is the University of Texas. In today’s Martin Center article, Nicole Neily, president of Speech First, discusses the lawsuit her group has brought against the university for its free speech-chilling regulations. She writes:

Thanks to four policies that the school maintains—a verbal harassment ban, an Acceptable Use Policy governing internet & digital use, a Residence Hall Manual, and a ‘Campus Climate Response Team’—the eyes of the University of Texas really are on students, keeping tabs on their speech all the time, everywhere.

The University of Texas is a public institution and therefore obliged to uphold the First Amendment. But the administrators care more about controlling speech in ways that supposedly benefit “marginalized” student groups than in preserving an environment in which everyone can speak without fear of reprisal.

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Campus groups need a completion to do a rewrite of 1984 set on their campus of today.
Short story version OK, maybe a separate class/category.
Emphasis on ridicule of current speech ideallogically mandating elements.

Need a “competition”
Sorry for the typos

The Founders wrote what needs doing when tyranny rears its vile ugly head. The time may not be right at this point in time but if the need arises patriots must be prepared to fertilize the Liberty Tree… if that is the only method available to defeat tyrants.

This is fertile ground for Trump to defend the civil rights of the students. He can use the same strategy that was used to end Jim Crow. I would start with the ANTFA thug who receive a slap on the wrist for attempted murder of a number of people that he hit on the head with a heavy bike lock. Then he could take on the DA who gave him probation and the Mayor who enabled the ANTIFA thugs by withholding police protection.

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