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The New “Right” That Goes Against the First Amendment

Politics and States

The University of California, the public California collegiate school system that I currently attend, tried to implement a new “right to be free from intolerance” Thursday, but the measure was not approved and the school system has gone back to the drawing board.

What a relief.

The quoted text of the policy (source: Washington Post)

Office of the President

TO MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION POLICY:

DISCUSSION ITEM

For Meeting of September 17, 2015

THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA’S STATEMENT OF PRINCIPLES AGAINST INTOLERANCE

BACKGROUND

The Regents are strongly committed to a University community that upholds the core principles of respect, inclusion, academic freedom, and the free and open exchange of ideas. Accordingly, as discussed at the July Regents meeting, a statement reflecting these principles has been developed and is outlined below for discussion.

Regents of the University of California’s Statement of Principles Against Intolerance

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