State Rep. Believes Washington Universities are Restricting Free Speech

December 15, 2015

By Richard D. Oxley at

Why would a state representative be pushing a bill to protect free speech at Washington's universities? After all, isn't free speech one of the most exercised constitutional rights in America?

According to Republican State Representative Matt Manweller, free speech hasn't been so free on campuses as of late.

"I always thought it was other schools, not our schools. But then the Washington Post did an expose on Washington State University where they had uncovered all the syllabi saying, ‘if you used these words, if you write these words, you will fail or be punished in some way,'" Manweller told KIRO Radio's Jason Rantz...

Schools: Washington State University