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Middlebury College Tag

Middlebury College in Vermont has a recurring problem. When conservative speakers come to campus, all hell breaks loose. Now the student government has proposed a solution. They want the right to vet speakers before they come to campus in order to assure that the speaker's values match those of the campus community.

I was honored and humbled to be present at the White House last week to witness President Trump sign an executive order designed to protect free speech in higher education. Public colleges and universities must now stop trampling upon students’ First Amendment rights, or risk federal cuts to their research dollars. I hope the order goes a long way in securing students’ freedom of expression.