Free Speech on Campus: Trump Has 2nd Best Option

President Donald Trump announced Saturday at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) that he will be signing an executive order protecting free speech on college campuses.

The president invited Hayden Williams, a conservative activist with The Leadership Institute, to speak on the CPAC stage. Williams was assaulted last month while tabling for Turning Point USA at University of California, Berkeley, but promised that students would continue to defend the president so long as he defended them. (Story here)

You want federal funding? Stop the censorship, the abuse, the hostility and the outright violence against dissenting views. We are not a fascist or Communist country–not yet. President Trump is the lone firewall against the leftist fascism casting its shadow over one of society’s most important sectors, higher education.

We should totally separate government & education, and that includes ending all federal/state funding for any schools of any kind. Having said that, the NEXT best option is what President Trump supports here.


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