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    Some colleges are considering speech codes and regulations on campus due to allegations of racist speech and harassment. Although the reasons are legitimate concerns, these codes should not be placed on students because they do not only violate The First Amendment, but also promote administrative abuse of power, along with causing students to self-censor their speech, while teaching them to hide and or suppress their unpopular beliefs. There are some such as, Cinnamon Stillwell and Charles R. Lawrence

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    Speech codes exist for a reason but to justify their restrictions on the first amendment they must be applied and enforced properly. Speech codes were made to create an environment where everyone would feel equal. Where they wouldn’t deal with hate or discrimination based off of their race, religion, sex, gender, or sexual orientation. An environment where each individual can focus on the task at hand and come together with purpose and drive, working as a collective group to achieve a common goal

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    Free speech, a controversy that comes up all over America in all sorts of different settings such as careers, school campuses, even within our very own homes. Free speech has always been something that has had a very loose definition, when does someone speaking out stop being free speech? Is it when it hurts someone else? When it becomes a threat to someone’s safety? When it becomes a threat to the government? How can free speech be defined and when should the boundaries be drawn and when does

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    Is Campus Hate Speech Code the right way to give an equal value to all students? In recent years, many public schools, colleges and universities started to implement hate speech code due to struggle with discrimination and harassment in campuses. In Campus Hate Speech Codes, authored by Gerard Uelmen, it is explained clearly that speech code is morally just response to campus intolerance; thus, it does not solve the discriminatory problems on campuses completely and maintain the balance between individual

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    Berry College should have a speech code that addresses morally devaluing speech addressed toward a specific group of people in order to establish a safe learning environment for all students while preserving healthy public debate. Establishing such a speech code would positively impact both students and faculty at Berry College by increasing both the opportunity and motivation to challenge and debate potentially offensive topics. A clear line on what is acceptable and what is not would eliminate

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    The PSU Speech Code

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    Finally, Greenberg is not guilty of violating Section 9(a) and Section 9(b) of the PSU Speech Code. Section 9(a) conviction quite clearly rests upon the offensiveness of the words Greenberg used when convening her message to the public. PSU expulsion of Greenberg for the underlying content of the message she convened on the university quad, lacks power. There was no intent that Greenberg was trying to incite disruption or disobedience of the university or the schools president. As a result, she could

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    anti-American hate speech, hypersensitivity, speech codes, banded words and prohibited scientific inquiry.” (Ann Coulter). Safe-space is a term used to show that an educator, instructive establishment or under study does not endure free speech as a result of students being over-sensitive or feel offended. Shockingly as a consequence of safe-spaces, free speech has become endangered and intolerable. A speech code is a principle and regulation that bans speech afar from the strict laws of speech, their function

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    School Dress Code Speech

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    inform. B. Specific Goal:By the end of this speech the audience is going to understand more about school dress codes and why they exist. II. Introduction: (This is where you start talking) A. Attention Grabber:Why should we have school dress codes? Should we just come to school with bathing suits? Dressed as if ready to go to the beach, would that help us academically? B. Relevance Statement:I will state that I too at times wondered why school dress code exist, as it effects a large portion student

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    Sexist dress codes have been a hot topic in the media as of late. Many schools have found theirselves in the middle of lawsuits due to these outragous and humiliating dress codes. These types of issues could be prevented if schools did away with dress codes all together. Dress codes are unneccecary anyway because, It is not enforced by all faculty and staff members, it takes away students opertunity to express themselves and show

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    We Must Not Restrict Speech Racism, sexism and homophobia is growing on college campuses around the country.  In response, many universities have adopted policies that address bigotry by placing restrictions on speech. The alternative to such restrictions, many administrators argue, is to allow bigots to run rampant and to subject their targets to a loss of equal educational opportunity. The power of a university to eliminate bias on campus ultimately depends not on its ability to punish

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