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Hate Speech Codes
A discussion on the value of hate speech codes on college campuses.
# 135311 | 2,500 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Education (Higher) , Education (Social Issues)


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The paper looks at how several college campuses across the country have tried to address the issue of hate speech by passing regulations to control such speech, though this approach raises troubling questions about the limits of free speech and the degree to which any form of speech can be regulated. The paper discusses how the issue extends beyond speech today as haters have undertaken a new tactic by placing nooses on college campuses and in other locations as a silent threat to African-Americans. The paper discusses how hate speech codes were a response to a perceived problem but may have over-reacted by the way they were phrased.

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"Several college campuses across the country have tried to address the issue of hate speech by passing regulations to control such speech, though this approach raises troubling questions about the limits of free speech and the degree to which any form of speech can be regulated. The issue extends beyond speech today as haters have undertaken a new tactic by placing nooses on college campuses and in other locations as a silent threat to African-Americans. Hate speech codes were a response to a perceived problem but may have over-reached by the way they were phrased. Many were ruled against by the courts, while others have generated opposition and been repealed. Still, the impetus to try to prevent hate..."

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