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by Joe Carter
Not content to trample only the religious freedom side of the First Amendment, the federal government has decided to ignore the free speech side too.
As the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) reports, the U.S. Departments of Justice and Education have joined together to mandate that virtually every college and university in the United States establish unconstitutional speech codes that violate the First Amendment and decades of legal precedent...