Academic Freedom

Whereas Almighty God hath created the mind free; that all attempts to influence it by temporal punishment or burthens, or by civil incapacitations, tend only to beget habits of hypocrisy and meanness, and are a departure from the plan of the Holy author of our

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Thomas Jefferson drew the line of injury at breaking his leg or picking his pocket, but today this is offensive: “I ask you to consider both sides, read the bill, talk to your friends, talk to your family, do some research and come up with

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“In fact, speech deemed ‘offensive’ is often the speech that needs to be protected most,” writes Amy Lutz in an article about Muslim students protesting the University of Missouri’s screening of the film American Sniper. Lutz notes that while the Islamic activists argue that their opposition to

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