Ky. needs campus free speech legislation

January 15, 2019

At public colleges and universities across the country, students have been prohibited from exercising their free speech rights in open outdoor areas of their campuses because they were not standing in their schools Orwellian ‘free speech’ zones. Policies establishing these quarantine zones have been used by campus administrators across the country to prevent students from distributing copies of the United States Constitution to their classmates. They have also been used against students who wanted to distribute literature promoting a vegan diet, protesting the National Security Agency, criticizing capitalism, and promoting gun rights. Students and speakers have been denied their First Amendment rights to speak and assemble freely on college campuses.

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