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Muzzle Tov, Southwestern College & Your 'Free Speech Patio'! - FIRE
by Greg Lukianoff The Huffington Post Congratulations to the administration, and President Raj K. Chopra, of Southwestern College (SWC) in Southern California for being awarded a 2010 Jefferson Muzzle Award for achievement in censorship! The “honor” was bestowed by the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression, which “annually recognizes those who in the preceding year committed some of the more egregious or ridiculous affronts to the First Amendment right of free speech.” In 2009 Southwestern College, as I’ve been covering since November, not only banned three professors from campus after they participated in a peaceful protest, …