Bill Advances in Kentucky to Ban Campus ‘Free Speech Zones’ at Publicly Funded Colleges

Le·gal In·sur·rec·tion | 3/6/2019 | Mike LaChance
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A bill in the Kentucky House of Representatives seeks to ban “free speech zones” on publicly funded colleges and universities in the state.

The Campus Free Speech Protection Act tasks universities to remove their “free speech zones” and instead, grant “students and faculty the broadest possible latitude to speak, write, listen, challenge, learn, and discuss any issue.”

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In addition to banning “free speech zones,” the act would also ensure that students may bring whomever they want to speak on campus, regardless of their political bent. It would also ban teachers from discriminatory grading based on political or religious beliefs.

The bill, which has 13 Republican sponsors and...
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