College’s Speech Violation Based On Gov’t Instruction

January 22, 2015

By Bob Kellogg at OneNewsNow

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education has announced its Speech Code of the Month goes to Georgia Southern University for adopting an unconstitutional speech policy.

Robert Shibley of FIRE says in 2013 the U.S. Department of Education issued a blueprint for sexual harassment policies. Schools are told sexual harassment should be more broadly defined.

“What the recommendation amounts to is urging a national speech code,” Shibley tells OneNewsNow. “And unfortunately Georgia Southern has fallen into that trap and passed an unconstitutional speech code at the behest of the federal government...

Schools: Georgia Southern University