Rescuing 1st Amendment From College Campuses

March 10, 2015

By Nat Hentoff at

I wonder what our founders would have thought of this:

“Last fall, FIRE (the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education) mailed warning letters to more than 300 public colleges and universities that maintain unconstitutional speech codes … explaining that their institution could be sued if it continued to ignore legal obligations under the First Amendment” (“Students Sue Dixie State U. Over ‘Free Speech Zone,’ Censorship of Bush, Obama, Che Flyers,”, March 4)...