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US democracy: most American universities discourage free speech – report

January 23, 2014


According to a new study carried out by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), most US universities establish rules that severely restrict free speech on the campus. Out of 427 schools surveyed in the report, one in six enforced "free speech zone" policies, which means that student protests and other "expressive activities" are restricted to small and isolated parts of the campus...

Schools: University of Alabama