U.S. Civil Rights Commissioner: College Kids Not ‘Developed’ Enough for Free Speech

August 5, 2014

By Kaitlyn Schallhorn at Campus Reform

The U.S. Civil Rights Commissioner claims campus speech codes need to be tightened as college students are still “developing” and cannot yet handle certain information.

Speaking during a U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (USCCR) briefing on sexual harassment law in education, Democrat Michael Yaki likened restricting free speech on college campuses to the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2005 decision to ban the death penalty for minors...