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by | Jul 31, 2022

One of the largely forgotten “isms” in the litany of guilt-inducing “bigotries” thrown at conservatives from the left has been getting a little play lately — colonialism. There’s racism, sexism, ageism, ableism, speciesism — we know those only too well…

by | Apr 15, 2022

In a refreshing religious liberty result from the world of academia, free speech won and preferred pronouns lost. A professor at Shawnee State University, in Portsmouth, Ohio, will be able to honor his conscience as a Christian who believes God…

by | Mar 17, 2022

We’ve all heard stories about university administrators cracking down on free speech. But free expression is suffering even without these enablers, and that should worry us. In a recent New York Times op-ed, University of Virginia senior Emma Camp powerfully…

by | Oct 6, 2021

Bright Sheng, a professor of composition at the University of Michigan, will no longer be teaching a seminar analyzing the works of Shakespeare after he faced backlash for showing students the 1965 film version of Othello. David Gier, dean of…

by | Jun 21, 2021

America’s youth increasingly embrace physical violence in response to statements that challenge their views or otherwise distress them, according to a recently conducted study by the Brookings Institution. Left-wing thought leaders routinely call for speech to be regulated, and they tend…

by | Apr 29, 2019

“If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.” — George Orwell This is an age of trigger warnings and safe spaces. The notion of free speech is an illusion….

by | Apr 2, 2019

President Donald Trump recently issued a new executive order directing federal agencies to see that U.S. colleges and universities receiving government grants protect free speech rights on campus. The action will be welcome by defenders of the First Amendment. But…

by | Mar 24, 2019

Washington During a week when President Donald Trump should have been beating his chest nonstop to celebrate the strong U.S. economy, he instead chose to flog his enemies, dead and alive, on Twitter and on camera. On Wednesday, Trump bashed…

by | Mar 6, 2019

Colleges and universities that limit freedom of speech are about to get clobbered big time. President Trump came out swinging on Saturday against the higher education establishment for violating our nation’s most fundamental value: free expression, guaranteed in the Constitution’s…

by | Oct 12, 2017

The president of a state university here in Houston stormed into a classroom where a conservative state lawmaker was attempting to give a speech Monday and shut the event down. Now Gov. Greg Abbott needs to shut him down. No…

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