A judge ruled in favor of a high school student and against an Oregon high school for censoring his pro-Trump t-shirt.
Topic: First Amendment
The Blue and Gray Press, the student newspaper for the University of Mary Washington, saw its printing budget axed by the school administration over alleged environmental concerns, which starkly contrasted with previous statements by administrators on their reporting standards.
But he never entertains the possibility that the education that not only colleges but high schools and universities offer has deteriorated to such an extent that only conservatives know what the First Amendment does.
In fact, the academy is no longer a haven for First Amendment absolutists, if it ever was.
A joint study conducted by Gallup, the Knight Foundation, and other foundations recently surveyed American college students on the First Amendment, otherwise known as the freedom of speech.
Texas Tech University lost an initial decision by an appeals court on whether criticism of the tenure system by a college professor is protected under the First Amendment.
After a female student was expelled from the University of Alabama due to racist remarks in a social media video, the ACLU warned the university that it violated her First Amendment rights.
Adjunct professor Lisa Durden was fired from Essex County College, but not for the reasons that the college claimed.
After the Charlottesville, Virginia protests that resulted in the death of a counter-protester, college administrators are afraid of how to handle controversial speakers on their campuses in 2018.
Some of us become First Amendment absolutists after decades of watching attempts by both the political right and left to find exceptions to it.