Putting a Chill on Campus Speech

September 22, 2015

By Editorial at The Columbus Dispatch

New free-speech rules at one Ohio public university underscore that much work remains to be done to defend the First Amendment on college campuses.

The University of Toledo has adopted an “expression on campus” document “to promote the free exchange of ideas and the safe and efficient operation of the university.” The policy was developed following an appearance on campus a year ago by Republican strategist Karl Rove. He attracted sign-carrying protesters who say they were stopped by police from entering the event...

Schools: University of Toledo