Alum argues against limits on free speech

From: The Washington Post (Washington, DC)

In an op-ed in the Washington Post, Jonathan Turley ’83 writes: “Free speech is dying in the Western world. While most people still enjoy considerable freedom of expression, this right, once a near-absolute, has become less defined and less dependable for those espousing controversial social, political or religious views. The decline of free speech has come not from any single blow but rather from thousands of paper cuts of well-intentioned exceptions designed to maintain social harmony…” Turley is the Shapiro professor of public interest law at George Washington University. Read more…