Hundreds Of Campuses Encourage Students To Turn In Fellow Students For Offensive Speech
This is what fascism looks like…
These type of programs only protect marxist socialist speech. Who are they to say what speech is bad ? I say the constitution and free speech should be the example for all. Many College campuses have become bastions of quasi communism experimentation. Politically correctness is just another cloaked term for speech censorship.
Universities are the cradle of free speech, where ideologies and ideas clash, where academics and activists can agree, disagree, or be disagreeable. This is particularly true in the United States, where the First Amendment zealously guards against government surveillance and intrusion into free speech.
Yet at hundreds of campuses across the country, administrators encourage students to report one another, or their professors, for speech protected by the First Amendment, or even mere political disagreements. The so-called “Bias Response Teams” reviewing these (often anonymous) reports typically include police officers, student conduct administrators and public relations staff who scrutinize the speech of activists and academics.
This sounds like the stuff of Orwell, although even he might have found the name “Bias Response Team” to be over-the-top. More