December 21, 2007
Report Flags Speech Codes
Many colleges and universities maintain unconstitutional speech codes, according to a recent report from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, echoing a report the group issued a year ago.
The group, known as FIRE, asserts that 75 percent of the 346 colleges it surveyed maintain policies that restrict speech protected under the First Amendment.
Recently, FIRE successfully challenged speech restrictions at several institutions, including Shippensburg University of