Debaters Successfully Argue That Free Speech Is Under Threat

2 March 2016
Catherine Morris

Do the campus protests and debates that roil around speech that has been deemed ‘offensive’ or ‘racist’ signal a threat to free speech or are we simply moving into a more enlightened time when intolerance is no longer quietly accepted? That was the question posed to two teams of debaters and an audience of Yale University students and New Haven, Conn., residents on Tuesday night.