College Campuses Outlawing Dissent

November 17, 2015

By Staff at Tyler Morning Telegraph 

The left is becoming ever more authoritarian - at least on certain topics. Free speech is no longer sacrosanct to many progressives, as colleges cave in to young protesters and opposing arguments are silenced, not countered.

One of those young progressives has written in the U.K. Guardian that political correctness is, in fact, an expansion of free speech.

“Framing free speech and political correctness as opposing forces is a false dichotomy intended to derail uncomfortable but necessary conversations, a smokescreen ginned up by the ethically lazy. The fact is, political correctness doesn’t hinder free speech - it expands it. But for marginalized groups, rather than the status quo,” claims Lindy West, a Seattle writer...

Schools: University of Missouri – Columbia Cases: University of Missouri: Policing of “Hurtful” Speech