In many cases some protesters will block off an entrance to an event or will start to harass people walking past. In rarer cases some will protest on things that may cause fights. The college campus has the right to shut down a protest if it may cause a fight. This is said under the category “Fighting Words” in the first amendment. Its states that if the protest may cause the intended audience to commit an act of crime, the protest should be dismissed.
Smoking is the most well-known health and environmental issue in the United States. Smoking is a mixed topic, there has been controversy over it for years, especially on college campuses. Smoking on campus has been an important matter of debate many oppose it and many support it. Tobacco smoking on Francis Marion University (FMU) is not allowed. Frustrating many people that are on campus.
Malcolm X said that people should start defending themselves because people are being violent to the people that aren’t being violent: “ Every time you pick up your newspaper, you see where one of these things has written into it that I 'm advocating violence. I have never advocated any violence. I 've only said that Black people who are the victims of organized violence perpetrated upon us by the Klan, the Citizens ' Council, and many other forms, we should defend ourselves. And when I say that we should defend ourselves against the violence of others, they use their press skillfully to make the world think that I 'm calling on violence, period.” Indeed sit ins are effective because they get national attention an example when sit ins were successful where in 1960 four
The Vietnam anti-war movement is arguably the largest and most effective to date. It began with students on university campuses, but soon expanded to include minority groups, like civil rights activists. It divided the country for a time, but united it after certain events during the war. These included the Kent State shootings and war crimes in Vietnam. The protestors of the war had a massive impact on society at the time; they brought different races, genders, and classes all across the country together to protest the government and its choices.
Although a large portion of Americans contested the war, many still believed it to be a moral and patriotic goal, which divided the nation into two halves, causing additional pressure on the government. The student movement, stimulated by the success of the first march, organized more and more peace protests, gaining support and promoting widespread disillusionment with the government’s justifications of the
Some colleges have expelled their student because of hate speech. One instance, sourced by insidehighered.com is Harley Barber a student of The University of Alabama was expelled for posting a video on Instagram containing racial slurs. I will I protect or support racism, but I will protect and support free speech. Never the less, the University of Alabama is legally not allowed to expel Barber for her racial slurs. The University of Alabama is a public school and must abide by the people 's rights.
They also mobilized people to demonstrate outside the court and promoted the campaign on twitter referred to as #OccupySteubenville. They also congregated at the steps Jefferson County Courthouse, many of them holding placards labelled“Rape Is Not a Sport!” and shouting, “Charge them all!”Coupled with Goddard’s Web site campaign, Social media “changed the game,” in the case and there was no way the two young men were to get a fair trial. Apart from relying on false evidence generated by investigation officers, the court succumbed to outside pressure. Law was not applied to the letter. The end product meant justice could not prevail (Levy
There has been an uproar lately about concealed carry on campus. Many politicians are pushing for increased gun control while many in the south or those affiliated with the NRA are actually pushing to have less gun laws. In this day in time is it really guns that can save us? In one of my classes we had a debated about the concealed carry law that Texas was shortly going to pass. It was actually yesterday, August 1, that they have now begun to allow students over the age of 21 to carry their concealed licenses on their college campus.
Censorship of student speech is incompatible with higher education because not only is college meant for students to go learn and develop but it is also meant for students to be able to explore new ideas and be able to talk and say whatever they please. After watching the two videos by FIRE, i have concluded that in the first video when the University of Cincinnati had only let people that wanted to pass out flyers and make word of what there cause is about the college forced them to stay in a designated area that they could not move out of or they would be arrested for trespassing. The university that is doing this to the group is being very unconstitutional. Also because they are a big university they think that they could do anything even