Monday, October 15, 2007

Phi Beta Cons: Hamline U. Student Suspended for Beliefs Regarding Guns

re: George Leef: "FIRE has a really Orwellian new case. A student at Hamline University responded to an official school pronouncement regarding the Virginia Tech shootings by saying that he thought that lifting the prohibition against allowing students to carry concealed weapons might help to prevent such tragedies in the future. For having written that, he was declared to be in violation of the university's judicial code for his "threatening" behavior. The student was told that he'd face suspension unless he agreed to a "mental health evaluation. / Brian Doherty of Reason discusses the case here..../ ..."...

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