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Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in Illinois

May 9, 2016

The (Champaign) News-Gazette

Who is allowed to speak?

University of Illinois officials aren't taking the assault on campus free speech as seriously as their duties require.

It's been nearly two weeks since the "free speech for me, but not for thee" crowd disrupted a campus appearance by Gov. Bruce Rauner and forced him to cut his visit short.

But nothing has happened in the interim that suggests the participants have learned anything about their roles in this thuggish episode or, even more disappointingly, that anyone in a position of authority has made an effort to instruct these miscreants about the potential consequences of...