VIDEO: Students say offensive speech is not free speech

  • Campus Reform's Cabot Phillips asked students in Virginia what should be considered free speech and what crosses the line.
  • A number of students said that offensive or hateful speech crosses a line.
  • The comments come just ahead of President Trump signing an executive order on Thursday that is intended to promote more free speech on campus.

Campus Reform's Cabot Phillips, ahead of President Donald Trump signing an executive order Thursday that is intended to address free speech on college campuses, talked with students at Marymount University in Virginia to ask them their thoughts on what type of speech should be allowed and the type of speech they think crosses a line. 

A number of students suggested that hateful, offensive, or rude speech should not be considered free speech. 



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