Creeley: ‘Why Banning Offensive Speech on Campus Fails’

By November 29, 2012

FIRE Director of Legal and Public Advocacy Will Creeley’s latest column on The Huffington Post takes head-on the idea that offensive speech should be restricted or banned on college campuses. It can be tempting to give colleges a pass on restrictions on speech when the vast majority of people find it offensive—but it’s still a bad idea. Why? Read Will’s column, which features comments from Brookings scholar and author Jonathan Rauch as well as ACLU Executive Director Anthony Romero, to find out.