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There is a movement on college campuses to create a new right--one so powerful that it even trumps our right to free speech. Born out of college mission statements that wish to promote "understanding" and "tolerance" and "acceptance," it is the right of every student and administrator to feel perpetually comfortable and never be offended. The latest bastion of sensitivity to uphold this entitlement was Columbia University... Download file "Columbia University and the liberal prude police"