When Republicans Opposed the Free Speech of David Duke

Author: olderwoman

I'm a sociology professor but not only a sociology professor. I keep my name out of this blog because I don't want my name associated with it in a Google search. Although I never write anything in a public forum like a blog that I'd be ashamed to have associated with my name (and you shouldn't either), it is illegal for me to use my position as a public employee to advance my religious or political views, and the pseudonym helps to preserve the distinction between my public and private identities. The pseudonym also helps to protect the people I may write about in describing public or semi-public events I've been involved with. You can read about my academic work on my academic blog http://www.ssc.wisc.edu/soc/racepoliticsjustice/ --Pam Oliver

2 thoughts on “When Republicans Opposed the Free Speech of David Duke”

  1. On the topic of groups that oppose affirmative action and the “White supremacist implications of opposition to affirmative action”, shouldn’t this passage from the American Sociological Association Code of Ethics be interpreted as expressing opposition to affirmative action, at least in sociology?: “Sociologists respect the rights, dignity, and worth of all people. They strive to eliminate bias in their professional activities, and they do not tolerate any forms of discrimination based on age; gender; race; ethnicity; national origin; religion; sexual orientation; disability; health conditions; or marital, domestic, or parental status.” Similar non-discrimination language appears in the ASA 2018 Proposed Code of Ethics Revisions, as well.

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