22.1.15

LET PETTY TYRANTS SHAKE THEIR FREE TICKETS.

Reason picks up a particularly stupid referendum offered to students at Kentucky.  One free speech zone, multiple free speech zones, or no preference.
Despite being part of a survey, the question should come with a single correct answer: Free speech is guaranteed on all campus property under the First Amendment and should be encouraged everywhere by an institution of higher learning, you unbelievable tyrants. Needless to say, this wasn't listed as one of the three possible responses.
Susan Kruth of The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education correctly characterizes the referendum as First Amendment Violations in Two Flavors.  But participate in the referendum, get a chance at a scholarship that will cover the cost of one book, or some tickets to watch the current crop of one-and-done basketball stars.  Some people sell their freedom cheaply.

So called free speech areas are unconstitutional, administrative fears notwithstanding.

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