Campus Reform Media Director Phillips went to Columbia University to see what millennials knew about the First Amendment and what they thought the line was between hate speech and free speech should be. It may leave you speechless.
When they were asked what the five protected freedoms are they immediately became tongue-tied, but when asked about what the limitations should be, they blabbed on and on and on. Just sickening!
Campus Reform released a new video on Monday that showed how clueless many millennials on college campuses are about the protections guaranteed to them by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution.
Campus Reform’s Cabot Phillips traveled to Columbia University, an Ivy League school, and offered $20 to any person who could name all five freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment.
Not one student was able to list the five freedoms, which are freedom of speech, religion, assembly, press, and petition.
While Phillips reported that many students were able to name one or two of the freedoms, many were seen on camera struggling to name even one.
Many of the students argued that once something becomes offensive it should no longer be protected by the First Amendment and that left-wing academics and random individual people should be the ones who decide where the line is regarding what constitutes offensive speech.
After Phillips tried to educate one female student about her rights, she responded: “This is all very tricky.”
It’s amazing how quickly indoctrination makes citizens reject the rights that their fellow countrymen fought and died for.
It makes my heart sad to know that these young people are supposed to be the future of our country. We are in deep poop folks!
Video: Ivy League students don’t know anything about the First Amendment.
But remember, everyone at an Ivy League school is a genius.
What a frickin’ joke!https://t.co/bT02aGohc8
— Mark the Shadowbanned ❌ (@TheMarkPantano) August 7, 2018
<SATIRE>More proof that an IQ test should be required to vote.</SATIRE> https://t.co/nzMwYGcLCc
— John Gilbert (@MyLiberalPony) August 7, 2018
Here’s a real shocker. The brightest of the brightest (Ivy League students)
Don have a clue as to what the Constitution is , let alone the 1st Amendment.
VIDEO: Millennials try to explain the First Amendment https://t.co/DJzYAGcV6d
— Ralph Kern (@7wolfman_kern) August 7, 2018
— Grass Roots NC (@GrassRootsNC) August 7, 2018
Ya but they got that hate speech and micro aggression thingie down, so it’s all good. ???????????? https://t.co/WsbSiSCIvE
— Patriot Harley (@KAGHarleyQuinn) August 7, 2018
“Now I feel like I need to go home and just read…”
Ivy league students can’t name #1a rights. Our schools no longer teach American history or civics. Teachers are too busy labeling trophies. https://t.co/LnbaoBElYP via @campusreform
— Ed Johnson (@Acrefoot50) August 7, 2018
“Not one student was able to list the five freedoms, which are freedom of speech, religion, assembly, press, and petition.” This is public high school failure and and our children have not been taught constitution jus Zinn awful spin to America awful.
— ❌Dianykinns (@Dianykinns) August 7, 2018
And millions of these people vote. Colleges are cranking them out. How could you be taking constitutional law, and not know the 1st?
— T_Hast (@TH66634631) August 7, 2018
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