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Great Moments in Human Rights: Mandated “Emotional Support” Animals in College Dorms

David1334 Wrote: May 19, 2013 7:25 AM
Yet another reason for nanny-state public universities to get out of the auxiliary services businesses - housing, feeding, health care (free condoms and birth control pills), non-academic counseling, athletics, facilitation of student organizations unrelated to academics....the list goes on. The cost of college has increased stratospherically because of supporting matters unrelated to any academic mission (not to mention the pseudo-academic missions such as name-your-own-self-designated-oppressed-group-studies), and the paper shuffling campus bureaucrats who run them (count the "assistant deans"). States need to rein in these costs quickly and mercilessly.

I was a bit of a juvenile delinquent.

  • I semi-confessed that I may have set off fireworks in a stairwell at my high school.
  • And I’ve already confessed my role in an “attack” on a float during a homecoming parade.
  • So I may as well admit that I got in trouble during college for having a pet snake in my dorm room.

Given that last bullet point, you would think I would sympathize with people who want to bring pets to school.

And I do, but I don’t sympathize with the notion that...