This week, the Supreme Court decided Uzuegbunam v. Preczewski, a case centered around free speech on college campuses. While the court focused on legal technicalities including the standing of petitioners who seek only nominal damages,…
Topic: free speech zones
Anti-Trump Organization PEN America Attacks Free Speech Protection Laws in Texas and Alabama
An anti-Trump organization, PEN America, wrote a recent opinion editorial which criticized bans on “free speech zones” in Texas and Alabama and defended the “heckler’s veto.”
Free Speech Zone Still Exists at Texas Woman’s University
Texas Woman’s University, a public university located in Denton, Texas, will not back down from its policy to have “free speech zones” on its campus.
Florida Joins Eight States in Banning Free Speech Zones
Florida signed a bill into law that banned ‘free speech zones,’ which protects students’ freedom of speech on college campuses, and became the ninth state to pass this type of law.
No More Free Speech Zones in Colorado
Colorado lawmakers passed a bill, which was later signed into law by the governor, to remove ‘free speech zones’ from the state’s college campuses.
Western Carolina Students Protest against Campus Free Speech Restrictions
From a press release from the Young Americans for Liberty: ICYMI: WCU students protest unreasonable campus speech restrictions WASHINGTON, D.C. – In case you missed it, the Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) chapter at Western Carolina University (WCU)…
Dear Colleges: You Have No Right to Limit Free Speech
The director of Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) wrote an op-ed in TIME on the issue of colleges limiting free speech: University campuses are now home to a plethora of speech restrictions. From sidewalk-sized “free-speech…
Arkansas State University Students Told that Free Speech Zones Trump the Constitution
From the Daily Caller: Public universities across the nation are beginning to unjustly confine student’s right to free speech and open discussion to specific “free speech zones.” Earlier this week, Arkansas Tech students Skyler Bowden…
Louisiana University has Restrictive Free Speech Code of Only Speaking You Mind for Two Hours a Week
This sounds outrageous, but it’s apparently true at Northwestern State University in Louisiana: The school earned the uncoveted “Speech Code of the Month” from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, which just downgraded Northwestern…
CUNY is Looking at Free Speech Zones
Apparently, CUNY wants to restrict free speech by imposing free speech zones. That sounds illegal and unconstitutional.