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Hey, Colleges: Stop Censoring Political Speech!

October 5, 2012

The presidential election has devoured the Internet. Like a b-movie monster from the 60s -- I'm thinking Mothra, or maybe the underrated Gamera -- election talk has demolished my Twitter timeline and pulverized my Facebook feed. Don't get me started about my e-mail inbox, which is a mess of poll chatter, fundraising pitches, and petition drives. And offline, back in the real world, it's just as intense. My walk to work takes me past dozens of campaign signs posted in people's windows, the office watercooler talk is still dissecting Wednesday's debate, and of course you can't turn on the television without hitting a solid wall of horserace analysis and campaign ads...

Schools: Christopher Newport University Sam Houston State University Cases: Sam Houston State University: Faculty Member Takes Box Cutter to Students’ Free Speech Wall; Police Threaten Students with Misdemeanor