“Speech Codes” on the Campus

“Speech Codes” on the Campus

During three years of reporting on anti–free-speech tendencies in higher education, I’ve been at more than twenty colleges and universities—from Washington and Lee and Columbia to Mesa State in Colorado and Stanford.

On this voyage of initially reverse expectations— with liberals fiercely advocating censorship of “offensive” speech and conservatives merrily taking the moral high ground as champions of free expression—the most dismaying moment of revelation took place at Stanford.

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