Censorship, First Amendment Violations, Progressive universities, Unconstitutional, University of Colorado-Boulder, War on Free Speech
National Review by Michelle Malkin
The University of Colorado-Boulder has launched an online system where students can report people who make ‘hurtful statements’ — and it’s so intense that it even asks for offenders’ Social Security numbers..
This ‘Bias Incident Reporting’ system is intended to ‘address the impact of demeaning and hurtful statements as well as acts of intolerance directed towards protected classes,’ according to the school’s website..
On the University of Colorado-Boulders’s website, page (screenshot below), Student Affairs/Diversity/Bias Incident Reporting it states the following:
The purpose of the Bias Incident Reporting Protocol is to provide information on how our university responds to acts of bias involving students. CU Boulder values freedom of expression as guaranteed to all individuals in the First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States; encouraging and supporting debate and open discussion and disagreement on our campus remains important to us….
The objectives of this protocol are to:
1. Support the safety and well-being of our students.
2. Provide a reporting system that is easy to access and understandable.
3. Track, document and assess bias incidents in order to identify trends and issues and utilize this data to improve responsiveness.
4. Assess the effectiveness of the University bias reporting protocol and make needed changes. …
…CU Boulder values freedom of expression as guaranteed to all individuals in the First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States… NOT! CU Boulder, no different than any other liberal university is all about shutting down freedom of thought, expression and speech that does not conform with Communist or Islamic ideology thereby designating all else non-PC aka “unofficially illegal” for now.
What they are selectively advocating is a violation of one’s liberties.
Cupcakes students, faculty or staff who feels that their feelings have been hurt or the feelings of someone else are nudged urged to rat out the so-called offender (yes snitch) to the Geheime Staatspolizei aka Gestapo, i.e., CU Boulder’s Student of Concern Team. Screenshot below.
CU Boulder like all Progressive universities across America frown upon free speech. While proclaiming that “The University is dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge through a free exchange of ideas,” exercising one’s free speech is only permitted at the designated free speech zone, i.e., Dalton Trumbo Fountain Court Free Speech Area and under explicit guidelines.
In recognition of the role of the Dalton Trumbo Fountain Court in the expression of ideas on the campus, the area of the Fountain Court (“Fountain Court Speech Area”) found add at https://colorado.edu/node/478605/attachment may be used by the public for discussion or public expression without scheduling between the hours of 9:00 am and 5:00 pm except unscheduled uses may not take place during the period between the last day of classes and the last day of final exams of each term. If the entire Fountain Court Speech Area has been reserved or otherwise unavailable, unscheduled use as provided herein may take place on the UMC Plaza. (see https://www.colorado.edu/node/2982101/attachment)
Map of campus highlighting free speech zone, Dalton Trumbo Fountain Court Free Speech Area below.
How much longer before the students attending have had enough of this violation of their liberties?
As posed by The Camp of the Saints:
How long before this Informant System moves from campus to campus?
How long before it then moves into other institutions? Let us not forget the hard lesson we have learned since 20 January 2009: anything is possible when and where the Left is in Power And Control.
How long before those reported on are deemed illegitimate — beyond the pale, not fit to be members of the Brave New World being manufactured by the Left In America?
Bias incident reporting is one step up from outlawing free speech, zero tolerance and jailing the offenders.
If not nipped in the bud (once and for all), that day will come sooner rather than later.
At the same time, why would students’ parents allow these Communists institutions of indoctrination to fleece their pockets down to the last speck of lint while fundamentally transforming their children into mindless drones willing to be stomped into the ground by their Communist and Muslim masters.