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Free speech?

It's not just adults who seem to be confused about what constitutes speech that is protected by the Constitution.
Students are, too.
The Brookings Institution just released results of a survey on the subject, finding that most students don't know what kind of speech the government cannot control.
Chances are good they aren't even familiar with the idea that just because you don't like what somebody says you don't really have a right to shut them down.
The country was built on the clash of ideas, even bad ones.
Since so few adults seem to understand that, it's not hard to believe their kids don't.
And so we have a death spiral in the making?
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