Measuring Student and Public Support for Controversial Speech on Campus
By Dick M. Carpenter II, Joshua M. Dunn
This article appeared in the Fall 2022 issue of The Independent Review.
An online survey conducted by the authors shows that both college students and the public express low levels of support for a range of controversial speech on campusesincluding denying the Holocaust, justifying terrorist attacks, denying that climate change is caused by human actions, banning all religions, and claiming that vaccinations cause autism. Moreover, there are few consistent significant differences between the attitudes of college students and the broader public.
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