Bill to protect campus speech advances in Kansas Senate
February 21, 2018
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas Senate committee has advanced a bill that would prohibit state colleges and universities from infringing potentially offensive speech on campuses.
The Lawrence Journal-World reports the legislation would require colleges and universities to have policies that affirm that students and faculty have a constitutional right to free speech. The institutions also must be committed to giving student and faculty broad latitude to discuss any issue.
The legislation also would prohibit public colleges and universities from setting up areas that limit where protests and d...