You Are Now Leaving a Free Speech Area

Each week, I make an effort to spread the liberty message at my university, so in todays’ edition of my column at my college newspaper The News Record, I wrote on the presence of “free speech zones” on college campuses and the effects that they have on a students’ ability to speak freely on campus.

Here’s a quick glance:

In fact, just the concept of a free speech zone feels like it was lifted straight from George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel “1984.”

“The idea of a free speech zone is Orwellian in nature,” said Ryan Printy, vice president of UC Young Americans for Liberty.

Just the mere existence of free speech zones shows just how far we have strayed from our country’s founding constitutional principles. The First Amendment was meant to protect our right to speak freely from government intervention, regardless of your location.

Interested? Read the rest here.

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