Some of us become First Amendment absolutists after decades of watching attempts by both the political right and left to find exceptions to it.
Topic: First Amendment
The University of Virginia administration pressured the student government to withdraw their objections to a conservative group mission statement in order to approve their application.
And intellectuals in and out of academia don’t like it.
It doesn’t seem to occur to her that there’s a reason it is the First Amendment.
University of Maryland students were unhappy after the administration rejected ban on hate symbols, when the administration cited First Amendment protections for their decision.
The Knight Institute, an alleged pro-First Amendment group, is not speaking out during efforts to apparently silence Columbia University’s College Republicans. Knight Institute is located at Columbia University.
Louisiana’s governor, John Bel Edwards, said that signing a free speech bill for college campuses would be “overly burdensome.”
Per the Foundation of Individual Rights in Education (known as FIRE), bias response teams are oppressing free speech across college campuses in America. From their report description: Throughout 2016, FIRE surveyed bias reporting systems at…
From Young Americans for Liberty’s press release: Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) is pleased to announce a victory in the national Fight for Free Speech campaign at the University of West Georgia. As part of…
From Campus Reform: On the eve of Veteran’s Day, Hampshire students upset over Donald Trump’s election burned an American flag that had been lowered to half-staff on a campus flagpole, prompting a national controversy that…