What These 2 Ohio Lawmakers Are Doing to Kill Colleges’ Censorship

This originally appeared in The Daily Signal The storm of censorship on college campuses continues to swirl around the country. In just the past two weeks, students in Texas sought to shout down an invited speaker, and Oregon students silenced their own college president. But on college campuses and in state legislatures, defenders of free speech are pushing back. With some adjustment, a new proposal in Ohio looks promising. Last week, Ohio lawmakers assigned a bill to committee to help preserve free speech on Ohio’s public college campuses. Sponsored by state Reps. Wesley Goodman, R-Cardington, and Andrew Brenner, R-Powell, the proposal prohibits state-funded schools from disinviting campus

University of Wisconsin approves campus free speech policy

The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents approved a policy to help restore free speech on campus. The Chicago Tribune reports: University of Wisconsin System leaders approved a policy Friday that calls for suspending and expelling students who disrupt campus speeches and presentations, saying students need to listen to all sides of issues and arguments. The Board of Regents adopted the language on a voice vote during a meeting at the University of Wisconsin-Stout in Menomonie. The policy states that students found to have twice engaged in violence or other disorderly conduct that disrupts others' free speech would be suspended. Students found to have disrupted others' free expression thr

Recent Posts
Archive