Constitution Thursday – Boomer Sooner


logo_big_crimsonThe 1st Amendment protects citizens from the government when they exercise their speech and press rights. So was it “free speech” or “creating a hostile learning environment,” when the President of the University of Oklahoma expelled two students for what they sang on a bus? And when a local man rips down a neighbors offensive house decorations, is it protected?

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Talk Show host, lifelong Baseball and Star Trek fan, US Navy Submariner and Fire Control Technician (Ballistic Missile) 1st Class Petty Officer (Submarine Qualified), Dave is married with four daughters, one son, two sons-in-law and two grandchildren plus one on the way. He resides quietly in Manteca, CA, where he records his podcast, Plausibly Live, three days a week. He also writes for several other blogs and as a "Stay at home Dad" plays a lot of games with his son. Dave loves books, history and is learning to weld and drive a forklift. Just for fun. Dave is also a Life Member of the Disabled American Veterans and a Member of the US Submarine Veterans.

Posted on March 12, 2015, in News & Notes and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Good question. I was wondering about the same thing. Why can’t those students say what they wanted to say? Are they hurting anyone? Is it inappropriate for their jobs?

    One thing I know is what’s being said on the bus is not acceptable, but is it really the school’s job to punish a student’s words because the school does not agree with it?

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