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Free Speech Debate Spurs Lots of Words

February 27, 2005

When Hamilton College canceled a Colorado professor's appearance this month because of security concerns, it was only the latest in a recent string of free speech controversies at local campuses.

Hamilton, the State University College at Oswego, Wells College and LeMoyne College have all become embroiled in the last year or so in what people should be allowed to say and when. It's not just a local issue, said David French, president of Foundation for Individual Rights in Education in Philadelphia (FIRE)...

Schools: University of Colorado at Boulder Le Moyne College Cases: University of Colorado at Boulder: Investigation of Professor for Controversial Essay Le Moyne College: Dismissal of Student for Dissenting Views