A shockingly high 33 percent could not identify the First Amendment as part of the Constitution that supported free speech. Similarly, 35 percent said that the “hate speech” was not protected.
It may be necessary to put out a qualifier nowadays when it comes to coddled, liberal students and free speech. To them, their support for free speech means the right to agree with them and share politically correct views. Not only is that not what free speech is about, but it’s never been about that. If anything, freedom of speech is the right to disagree, even and especially with popular, liberal, and politically correct viewpoints.