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Suit Puts “Free Speech Zones” on Trial

by Associated Press

On some college campuses, students and outsiders are allowed to protest and distribute flyers only in free-speech zones. Supporters say it’s a way to protect against disruptions to school operations, but opponents call it censorship.

The debate is headed to a federal court in California, where a student on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against Los Angeles Pierce College’s free-speech area.

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