A. Barton Hinkle on Free Speech and Trigger Warnings


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From college campuses, where left-wing activists want to replace academic freedom with speech codes and "academic justice," to anti-war and anti-abortion political protests, where unpopular views are silenced by the authorities, free speech is increasingly under fire in America today. A. Barton Hinkle explains why nobody has the right to go through life cocooned away from anything he or she would rather not hear.