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Free speech protest by Yale law students ignores ‘consequences’ of disruptions: Vivek Ramaswamy


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Biotech entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy appeared in a segment of “Fox & Friends Weekend” on Sunday to comment on the state of free speech at US universities. The Yale Law graduate commented on a recent controversy surrounding some of the students at his alma mater who disrupted a free speech event held on campus last month, and said one of the admirable features of the protest involves facing the consequences.

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VIVEK RAMASWAMY: Look, I was at Yale and Harvard 10, 15 years ago. I think a lot of those institutions are fundamentally different places today than they were then, and I think the question for the American university is: do we want our students to be exposed to all the view and to all perspectives, then decide what they actually believe? Or do we want college to be a place that continues to indoctrinate them into what they already believe? That’s what’s at stake, and I think it’s a good litmus test for the university. You will have many university presidents and university leaders who will say that they defend freedom of expression.

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