Free Speech No Longer Exists in US Universities

by Dr. Paul Craig Roberts
PaulCraigRoberts.org

Georgetown University law professor Jonathan Turley notes that the University of California, once a bastion of free speech, now is opposed to it. The university now punishes people for opinions expressed outside the classroom and the university.

https://jonathanturley.org/2019/07/15/doctoral-candidate-at-uc-santa-barbara-faces-calls-for-her-termination-after-speaking-out-against-transgender-ideology/

Not that long ago American universities emphasized tolerance of all views so that truth would not be obscured by dogmas. Little doubt this emphasis traced its heritage back to the Church’s interference in the scientific question whether the earth was the center of the solar system. In order to save their lives, astronomers were forced to renounce their findings and to assert the truth of dogmas that they knew to be wrong.

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