Freedom Of Speech : Speech

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Freedom of Speech Freedom of Speech, part of the First Amendment, is a privileged right that should not be taken lightly. The Milo Bill is said to protect students’ right to their freedom of speech on school grounds. It was introduced at Tennessee’s State House and is named after Milo Yiannopoulos, a British public speaker who made a career out of “trolling” liberals and gained publicity for uncalled-for acts, such as racist and harassing comments on Twitter, which got him banned from the social media site. Should universities allow this so-called “free speech advocate” appear on campuses, which are followed by violence and protests, or continue to allow students’ to have their First Amendment freely? Milo Yiannopoulos was scheduled…show more content…
The First Amendment protects U.S. citizens right to give their opinion and express themselves without the government getting involved. The right of free speech includes much more expressions that convey a message. Although the First Amendment protects the right of free speech, the Supreme Court perceived that the government may forbid some speech that could eventually cause disturbance to the public or cause any violence. The type of protection speech receives is also determined on the seminar as to which it takes place (First Amendment). In recent years, high schools and college universities have struggled with a variety of free speech challenges, on campus that is. Courts have even been involved on certain issues considering the level of school. Different school levels have a good idea as to what levels of speech are appropriate for students, such as, high school students have more freedoms than middle school students, and college students have more rights than high school students. Not only do campuses have issues on the legitimacy of free speech and behavior codes at some state universities, some students’ take their free speech law to a disturbing abusive attacks on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, and sex orientation. Courts have predominantly held that codes of the campuses are unconstitutional, yet such codes still continue to exist (Schmidt, Shelley, and Bardes 78). Recently the Milo Bill’s name was changed. Martin Daniel,a

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