Thursday, February 25, 2016

'Campus fascists take over':

'These aren't diversity warriors. They're jackbooted thugs'

Bob Unruh

The student group, Young Americans for Freedom, had arranged for Shapiro to speak about diversity at the Tuesday event.  Hacker said YAF has “every bit as much right to hold this event as any other student group does, and the university can’t stop that because it prefers to water down the speaker’s message with other viewpoints that officials find more palatable to their own political views.”

“The courts have made it clear,” he said, “that university officials cannot deem an event ‘controversial’ and then weigh down students with burdensome fees to engage in constitutionally protected free speech just because some people consider it controversial, but it’s even worse to take that a step further and try to silence the speech altogether.”.....

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