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Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Protecting your civil right to shut down the other guy's free speech

Back in the 90s, when I was serving on the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, I heard witnesses before the Commission and even members say some pretty ridiculous things.  But matters seem to have gone from bad to worse. A current Commissioner---former Nancy Pelosi aide Michael Yaki---is pushing the cause of campus "speech codes." This, mind you, from a guy whose job is to defend people's civil rights.  Here's the story from Yahoo News:

http://news.yahoo.com/democrat-u-civil-rights-commission-wants-speech-codes-131814819.html

http://mirrorofjustice.blogs.com/mirrorofjustice/2014/08/protecting-your-civil-right-to-shut-down-the-other-guys-free-speech.html

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