free speech
Jul 2017

How “freedom-oriented.” Not.

“they conclude that physical violence is sometimes justified in order to stop such verbal violence.”

“I am known as a frequent critic of Christianity and have never been de-platformed for that.”

“Conservatives reported greater reluctance to discuss racial, political, and gender issues compared to liberals.”

“The blockade breached institutional values of freedom of expression and assembly.”

“…it seems that speech — at least certain types of speech — can be a form of violence.”

Or maybe you’re just enjoying the lawsuit

“Whose speech do I want protected, and at what social cost?”

It’s come to this

“The White House acts unlawfully when it excludes people from this forum simply because they’ve disagreed with the president.”

Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Spending the legacy of freedom

John Sexton Jul 03, 2017 7:31 PM

“when I came to Holland and here in America, often I think ‘But this is paradise.'”

“Did you ever ask yourself what would Jesus do in this particular situation?”

Jun 2017

“UCPD would select a ‘securable’ venue on campus, and ‘strongly encouraged’ BCR and BridgeCal not to publicly disclose the location of the event”

“…liberal professors play far less of a role in these incidents than a group we might refer to as the ‘radical left.'”

DoJ forfeits game to the Redskins™

Ed Morrissey Jun 30, 2017 12:41 PM

Off the hook.

“Almost all controversial speech harms people, upsets or offends them…”

“You can ask a hundred people what hate speech is and you get a thousand different answers”

“No matter how radical, offensive, biased, prejudiced, fascist the program is?”

Some things require a sledgehammer, not a scalpel

Dear directors: just let Shakespeare be Shakespeare

Taylor Millard Jun 13, 2017 10:01 PM

Trying to be “hip” doesn’t always work.

“We have notified them of our decision to end our sponsorship…”

“The bats must be put away immediately…”

May 2017

“The constitution doesn’t protect hate speech” (Um… have you read it?)

“…he invites other ideas into the classroom that you wouldn’t able to hear in any other class.”

“there is…an anti-intellectualism on the left.”

“The legislation would effectively put an end to the practice of free speech zones.”

“I have learned the right to freely express oneself is sacred in America.”

“…free speech and civility are waning on campuses across America.”

“There are people who would be listening to this ICE representative and agreeing with them…”

Go to the “free speech zone”

Pssst… you already have the solution in your hands

Dad Language and real threats.

But it makes for some great headlines

Apr 2017

“If somebody brings weapons, there’s no way to block off the site, or to screen them.”

“No-platforming may look like censorship from certain angles…”

Mar 2017

Not quite Sharia Law… at least not yet

It was probably a slow day and too cold for moose hunting

“…like soccer players collapsing to the turf and writhing in pretend agony.”

If you thought freedom of speech in the United States was in danger…

Feb 2017

If you take your ball and go home we’ll play without you

By any means necessary.