Progressive Policing of Speech Moves off Campus

July 19, 2016

By Wendy Kaminer at Minding the Campus

“Hate speech is excluded from protection,” CNN anchor Chris Cuomo tweetedlast year, echoing a dangerously common misconception. “Hate speech isn’t free speech,” people say, assuming they have a right not to hear whatever they consider hateful language and ideas. Government officials sometimes share this view: The Mayor of West Hollywood confirmed to Eugene Volokh that she would not issue a special events permit for a Donald Trump rally so long as he trafficked in hate, contrary to the “values and ideals” of the West Hollywood community...

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