The False Choice Between Free Speech and Inclusivity on Campus

Benjamin Franklin famously wrote that “Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.” It’s a quote that resonates with our times given how often we are now asked to cede our privacy in order to, we are told, remain safe. Now, our generation is grappling…
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Marquette Becomes the Latest College to Silence Conservative Viewpoints

bork (v) /ˈbɔːk/: “To defame or vilify (a person) systematically, esp. in the mass media, usually with the aim of preventing his or her appointment to public office; to obstruct or thwart (a person) in this way.” By all accounts, Robert Bork was a brilliant legal mind with a resume to match. He served as…
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When Liberal Intolerance Crowds Out Debate on College Campuses

The scene is now familiar. A conservative thinker is asked to speak on campus only to be met by liberal intolerance in the form of protest or violence, thereby preventing an exchange of ideas. It began several years ago when students forced former secretary of state Condoleezza Rice and International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine…
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University of Chicago: The New Front Line of Free Speech

The University of Chicago is making headlines for sending a letter to incoming students telling them that they better come ready to learn. It was once presumed that college would be a place filled with debate, discussion, and discomfort – natural outputs of any issue that can support more than one point of view. But…
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