The Intercept: Elizabeth Warren Says Campus Free Speech Means No Censorship or Violence
THE U.S. SENATE waded into the debate about free speech on college campuses Thursday, as a panel of experts offered their views on what has emerged as an increasingly controversial issue on college campuses.
Toward the end of the committee hearing, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, one of the signatories on that letter, said colleges should not prohibit speakers no matter how extreme their views are. She also condemned extremists on the right and the left who use violence against people they disagree with.
Warren, D-Mass., gave the example of right-wing intellectual Charles Murray, who she called an extremist who wears a "fancy suit and peddles racist junk science about how white men are biologically speaking intellectually superior to everyone else." She encouraged people to challenge his views.
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