Feds Deny Plan to Implement Mandatory Speech Codes Would Violate Constitution
By Spencer Schredder
Plans to impose a mandatory 47-page speech code on campuses across the country would not violate students’ First Amendment rights, officials at the Department of Education’s (DOE) Office of Civil Rights (OCR) argued in private email last Wednesday.
The official sent the email to free speech advocacy organization the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) in response to its accusations that a joint Department of Justice (DOJ) and DOE plan to implement speech code “Blueprint for colleges and universities across the country” would lead to degradation of student’s rights to free speech. READ MORE HERE