Up for Debate at the University of Virginia: How Will Campus Free Speech Survive?

Violence on this campus. Shout-downs on that campus. Speakers disinvited left and right. Events like these are all too commonplace today at universities across the country. It’s hard not to ask the question: Will free speech survive on college campuses? On November 1, the Law Republicans at the University of Virginia hosted a debate on a slightly different question: How will free speech survive on college campuses? One answer may be the Goldwater Institute’s model campus free speech legislation, which provides legal and disciplinary sanctions for students who infringe on the free expression rights of others, in addition to mandating various university actions to ensure speech rights of all a

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