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College Students Want People Punished For 'Offensive' Halloween Costumes

Jeff Katz
October 31, 2019 - 11:58 am

A poll conducted by The College Pulse finds that more than half of America's university students think people should be punished for wearing "offensive" Halloween costumes.

The poll surveyed more than 1,500 college students and asked them questions about what is acceptable in society today, including the question: Are highly offensive Halloween costumes (such as blackface) a protected form of free speech on campus, or should students who wear them be punished?

51 percent of students deemed such costumes not protected by free speech and that those who wear them should "be punished."