Colleges and politicians censor students’ speech in the name of ‘anti-bullying’

By March 14, 2013

by Hans Bader


In this touchy-feely age, harsh but accurate criticism, or exposure of wrongdoing, is viewed by some as “bullying,” especially when it affects someone’s inflated “self-esteem.” For example, “DePaul University has punished a student for publicizing the names of fellow students who admitted to vandalizing his organization’s pro-life display,” classifying his speech as “bullying...