Opinion/Editorial: Free Speech, University Codes Collide

January 4, 2015

By The Daily Progress at The Daily Progress

The important effort to combat sexual assault on campuses is colliding head-on with the First Amendment right of free speech.

So suggests the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education in its latest report on campus free speech.

“Under pressure from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, a number of universities, including Penn State and the University of Connecticut, have newly adopted unconstitutional speech codes under the guise of harassment policies,” the foundation says...