Steve Simpson on Threats to Free Speech

What is the state of freedom of speech in America today? In this special edition-episode of The Yaron Brook Show, Steve Simpson, director of Legal Studies at ARI, takes on threats to free speech such as campaign finance laws, the culture of sensitivity on campus and government abuses of our right to speak. Special guests are Paul Sherman, senior attorney at the Institute for Justice, and Nico Perrino, director of communications at the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education.


Topics covered include the Citizens United v. FEC decision, the connection between money and speech, how campaign finance laws violate the individual’s right to free speech, the justification for libel laws, “hate speech,” “Islamophobia,” the upcoming Ayn Rand Student Conference and the argument for free thought and free speech.

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