In fight against anti-Israel campus protests, free speech could be a victim

Photo by Charlie Nguyen/Flickr
Photo by Charlie Nguyen/Flickr

At the University of California, a proposal is being pushed through, which, seemingly, on the surface, makes sense. Adopt the State Department’s definition of antisemitism and apply it on campus. Thus, prohibiting antisemitic protests.

But, as we all know, there is a movement afoot to boycott Israel. Ostensibly over the Palestinian territories. But, in some cases, it overflows into general anti-Israel bias. And, in the minds of many, antisemitism.

Now there are those who are expressing concern that adoption of the State Department’s definition of antisemitism could result in a dampening of free speech on campus. Click here to read the story.

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