Speech resolution draws ire

November 15, 2004

The UA Faculty Senate is a free speech violator and created a "speech code" with its resolution that condemns hate speech, officials at the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education say.

 

In response to an incident at an event sponsored by University Programs where a comedian directed homosexual jokes toward a student, the Faculty Senate passed a resolution condemning "hate speech" and advised that UA administration institute policies that UA sponsored speakers should not be able to make racist, sexist, anti-Semitic, anti-Islamic, homophobic or ethnic statements...

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