Free Speech on Campus: Trigger Warnings, Safe Spaces, and Controversial Speech at U.S. Colleges

Grade
9-12
Lesson Duration

Constitutional Rights Foundation

Public colleges and universities are government institutions and must abide by the First Amendment in protecting free speech. But what if college students anticipate that speech on campus will do them harm? Does the government have a role in determining what can or cannot be said on college and university campuses?”

Reading, Writing and discussion questions, Activity (simulation)

Scroll to pages 9-12 of Bill of Rights in Action РVolume 32, No. 4, Summer 2017: http://www.crf-usa.org/images/pdf/members/bria_32_4wbb.pdf

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Source

http://www.crf-usa.org/bill-of-rights-in-action/archives

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