Free speech wins! University of Missouri suffers lowest enrollment since 2008

The market has spoken…and it doesn’t like the social justice craziness developing on college campuses.

The University of Missouri, a post-secondary institution that became the epicenter of censorship, has recently welcomed its smallest number of students in nearly a decade.

According to the Dothan Eagle, the university has seen its smallest student body since 2008 as it tackles a $32 million budget shortfall and five percent budget cuts. The institution has also employed many cutbacks, including shutting down seven residence halls, slashing close to 500 jobs and renting vacant dorm rooms to nearby sports fan.

And get this:

“Every class except seniors is smaller than last year, and international enrollments fell 12.1 percent from 2016.”

Mizzou generated national headlines when professors and students attempted to block media from reporting on a campus-wide demonstration. Melissa Clark, a communications professor, requested for “some muscle” to kick off a journalist.

Over the last couple of years, colleges have adopted the idea that banning free speech will result in social justice. But many Americans aren’t pleased as the market has confirmed that anti-speech campuses are reeling.

Amhert College is just one of hundreds of examples, according to Liberty Nation.

“Amherst College in Massachusetts is a private liberal arts college that has regularly been the scene of protests against free speech, the president’s temporary travel restriction, and ostensible racism. These demonstrations were championed by liberals everywhere, but Amherst is not immune to the mounting development. The college has witnessed its donations tumble by 6.5% in fiscal year 2016. Participation in its alumni fund dipped by 1.9% to 50.6%, the lowest participation rate in more than forty years.”

Is this why the left detests free markets? The marketplace is holding these people accountable.

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