Liberty University’s president may have killed a story by college journalists over covering a quote of his in an article about left-wing evangelicals protesting at the university.
Topic: free speech
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.
Over half of college students believe that “hate speech” should not be protected speech under the 1st Amendment, according to a Gallup/Knight Foundation survey.
DePaul University nixed a speech application by conservative students because their speaker, Steve Crowder, makes fun of liberal ideology on YouTube.
Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville settled a $10,000 lawsuit with the College Republicans chapter over freedom of speech on the college campus.
Some University of Chicago student government leaders are unhappy with Steve Bannon’s upcoming speech at the university and blasted him for his extreme right-wing views.
Maybe not for the first time but perhaps for a new reason.
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.
Heterodox Academy, an effort started by two professors to help instill a culture of viewpoint diversity on college campuses, said that 1,500 professors agreed to allow for this kind of free debate on their college campuses.
Now this is interesting: Our old friend John Wilson from the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) claims that CBS tilts to the right in its coverage of free speech controversies in higher education involving conservatives.