Feb 07 2018
Washington, D.C.— Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT), the senior Republican in the United States Senate, introduced the FREE Act, legislation to protect free speech on college campuses.
“My proposal would require public colleges and universities to provide clear guidance on their efforts to protect free speech and the free exchange of all ideas,” Hatch said. “Students on campus should know that any regulation of speech remains content-neutral, apolitical, and narrowly tailored. They should be able to trust that their campuses will foster free speech, not stifle it.”
He wrote more about this critical issue and how his legislation would help bolster free speech in an op-ed this afternoon in National Review:
Protecting Free Speech Where It Matters Most, on the College Campus
By Senator Orrin G. Hatch