Speech codes should be eliminated from every corner of academia.

The College Fix reports.

State lawmaker warns public university its regulation of speech may be illegal

Though the University of Northern Colorado recently said it plans to “revisit” how it uses its Bias Response Team, following criticism that it investigated professors for promoting debate in class, a state lawmaker says he wants a much broader review.

Sen. John Cooke, a member of the Judiciary Committee and UNC graduate, told President Kay Norton Wednesday that several possible uses of taxpayer money at the school violate the rights of students and faculty, and may be illegal.

He said the Bias Response Team, an “inclusive language” poster campaign and “your willingness to censor free speech” are unacceptable for a public university:

It appears UNC leadership has decided that so-called “tolerance and diversity” is justification for intolerance and intimidation.