Sessions Appeals for “Recommitment to Free Speech”

Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday called for a “national recommitment to free speech on campus” and said that the Department of Justice will take an active role in ensuring First Amendment protections at colleges and universities amid a series of recent controversies largely around events involving conservative activists.

“Starting today, the Department of Justice will do its part in this struggle,” he said to an auditorium of about 300 students during a speech delivered at Georgetown Law in Washington.

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