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Saturday, August 27, 2016

Public university grants students two hours of free speech per week

A public university in Louisiana has a speech code that permits students to express their beliefs freely for two hours per week at three predetermined locations.

The Northwestern State University policy requires students to apply 24-48 hours in advance before holding a public demonstration or assembly, and limits such activities to “one, 2-hour time period every 7 days, commencing on Monday.”

Public demonstrations are limited to three locations on campus: the Student Union Plaza, Prather Coliseum East Parking Lot and a so-called “Green Space between CAPA and Varnado Hall.”

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education dubbed the Northwestern State policy its “Speech Code of the Month.”



Anonymous said...

this is absolutely crazy. Parents wake up. Don't even think about wasting your hard earned monies by sending little Johnny and Judy to Universities. They DON'T deserve ANY monies from anywhere. This is NOT an education, it's a babysitting service that's gone haywire. Your children can get a great education at a Trade School, Community College or ON LINE college degree, all while working and earning.

Anonymous said...

This would be LIMITING free speech, wouldn't it?