By Kelly Ledbetter, Christian Examiner
OAKLAND, Calif. (Christian Examiner) – The University of California (UC) system, under pressure to address recent anti-Semitism demonstrations, has proposed a draft of a Statement of Principles Against Intolerance, which could potentially infringe on the free speech rights of students, faculty, and staff.
“Intolerance has no place at the University of California,” the statement declared. “Everyone in the University community has the right to study, teach, conduct research, and work free from acts and expressions of intolerance.”
Numerous critics have raised the concern that UC’s statement, written by UC President Janet Napolitano and others, would unnecessarily limit free speech rights on campus. Napolitano served as the United States Secretary of Homeland Security from 2009-2013 for the Obama administration.
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