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Once again, an attempt to mount a “free speech wall” on a Canadian university campus has failed in a matter of hours.

The wall was erected Tuesday morning by Queen’s Students for Liberty. Like similar walls in campuses across North America, the idea was simply to have a space where students could write what they wanted without fear of censorship.

“Queen’s Students for Liberty will invite students, faculty and community members to express their thoughts and opinions on the wall, as an exercise of their free expression rights,” read a release announcing the wall’s installation.

By that evening, however, the Kingston, Ont.-based university had dispatched security guards to seize the wall on the grounds it contained “hate speech” and “racial slurs,” said Alan…

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