Free Speech On Campus

The first amendment states that we, as Americans, have the right to free speech. The way that I have interpreted this is to say what I want, when I want. I believe that we Americans have earned this right. My parents brought me up to also believe that if you don’t have something nice to say then don’t say anything at all. I think that college students should have enough sense to know what is okay to say to somebody without hurting anyone’s feelings.
A twenty-one year old male student at Brown University was expelled for yelling racial comments at people while under the influence of alcohol. I could understand if this boy was arrested for public intoxication or disturbing the peace, ...

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remember in the morning. How many times have you had something said to you that upset you, offended you, or made you mad? Much less, how many times has a drunken person said something to you that made you mad? For example, my last name is Abdo, which is Arabic. I know that there are some Middle Easterners who are crazy and like to blow up American buildings. Right after the Oklahoma bombing, everyone suspected that it was an Arab terrorist. Well, my mom works at a bank and has a little nameplate on her desk and is as American as she looks with her red hair and green eyes. About three hours after the bombing occurred, a man walked up to her desk and asked her if she or any of her family members was in Oklahoma earlier that day. I am sure that man did not mean that comment to sound the way it did. For saying that comment should that man have be fired from his job? I do not think that if someone says the wrong thing, they should be punished so harshly. I know that I have ...

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