FIRE Chastises Columbia, Alleging Free Speech Hypocrisy

January 6, 2016

By Peter Fricke at Campus Reform

A national free speech organization is pressuring Columbia University to live up to the commitment it made last year to protect even offensive and disrespectful speech.

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) called Columbia out in a blog post Tuesday, all but accusing the school of hypocrisy for maintaining restrictive speech policies that contradict a key element of the pledge adopted in October by the University Senate...

Schools: Columbia University