Survey: Growing number of students hate #FreeSpeech

A new Brookings Institution survey of college students provides data to support anecdotal evidence that free expression is under threat on U.S. campuses. The nationwide survey found that 19 percent of students believe it is acceptable to resort to violence in order to shut down speech deemed offensive.

The survey also found that 44 percent of students believe the First Amendment does not protect hate speech.

Source: Why A Potential ‘Free Speech Week’ At Berkeley Is Causing A Stir : NPR


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