‘Not every opinion is valid:’ Carleton University free speech wall torn down within hours

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Tristin Hopper | Jan 22, 2013 7:04 PM ET | Last Updated: Jan 23, 2013 11:04 AM ET
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Only hours after students installed a “Free Speech Wall” at Carleton University to prove that campus free speech was alive and well, it was torn down by an activist who claimed the wall was an “act of violence,” against the gay community.<br />

HandoutOnly hours after students installed a “Free Speech Wall” at Carleton University to prove that campus free speech was alive and well, it was torn down by an activist who claimed the wall was an “act of violence,” against the gay community.

Only hours after students installed a “Free Speech Wall” at Carleton University to prove that campus free speech was alive and well, it was torn down by an activist who claimed the wall was an “act of violence,” against the gay community.

“What we wanted to promote was competition of ideas, rather than ‘if I disagree with you I’ve got to censor you,’” said Ian CoKehyeng, founder of Carleton Students for Liberty, the creators of the wall.

Installed on Monday in the Unicentre Galleria, one of campus’ most high-traffic areas, the wall was really more of a 1.2 x 1.8 meter wooden plank wrapped in paper and equipped with felt markers.

 

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3 Responses to ‘Not every opinion is valid:’ Carleton University free speech wall torn down within hours

  1. Richard says:

    We have free speech as long as the left agrees with what we are saying.

  2. perchancetodream says:

    C:\Users\Stan\Desktop\winstonchurchill.png

  3. mikeh420 says:

    Once again, the intolerant demand tolerance, the disrespectful demand respect.

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