Wednesday, April 21, 2010

The University of Calgary Needs to Stop Intimidating Students or Lose Its Public Funding

Here is the text of an email I just sent to the interim president of the University of Calgary:

I implore you not to disgrace yourself as a university by continuing your vain attempts to censor the pro-life students who are attempting to conduct a reasoned debate about the most serious moral issue of our time. If harsh truths cannot be debated passionately on a university campus then where can this debate occur?

The University of Calgary deserves to lose all public funding if all members of the public are not allowed to debate moral issues on campus freely and without interference from the administration. Attempts at intimidation and censorship are illiberal and contradictory to the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and must not be tolerated at a publicly-funded university.

The eyes of all Canadians are on you. Do not act in such a way as to make martyrs of these students while creating a reputation for Stalinist repression for yourselves.

Dr. Craig Carter

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