Post-Hearing Interview with Dr. Robert P. George and CAF Director, Tyson Langhofer
ADF’s Tyson Langhofer and Professor Robert P. George talk about yesterday’s hearing titled, “Challenges to the Freedom of Speech on College Campuses: Part II,” regarding the importance of academic freedom, and freedom of speech on college campuses. Click the image below to watch!
Challenges to the Freedom of Speech on College Campuses: Part II (House Subcommittees)
Did you miss yesterday’s hearing with ADF Center for Academic Freedom Director, Tyson Langhofer, on challenges to the Freedom of Speech on College Campuses: Part II? The entire hearing is below from the House Oversight Committee. It was a lively hearing, with many students that love free speech in attendance! Hearing Date: May 22, 2018 […]
3 Recent Victories for Campus Free Speech that You Should Know About
When Karissa Erickson, a graduating student at Colorado Mesa University, put together her remarks to speak at the nursing school’s pinning ceremony, she included a reference to Jesus and a Bible verse. But a university official told her to remove those references, saying, “Speeches should be free of any one religious slant.” Other officials threatened her with “repercussions” if she refused, saying the nursing “program will not tolerate [this Christian content].”
Fresno State Sure Knows How to Pick ‘Em
By Travis Barham Posted on: | April 20, 2018 Ever since the news of Barbara Bush’s passing broke, Americans of all persuasions have rightfully paid tribute to her service and example to the country. But the internet has also been aflame over the tweets of Randa Jarrar, an English professor at Fresno State University. Without […]
H. 4440 Will Defend Free Speech on South Carolina College Campuses
House Bill 4440 seeks to protect students at South Carolina’s public universities from becoming the next victims of this sort of abuse. Why is this legislation necessary? First, it protects the rights of students from university officials who either do not understand or do not care about the First Amendment.
One Afternoon, Two Victories for Freedom of Association
Colleges and universities across the U.S. have been misusing nondiscrimination policies to prohibit student clubs from choosing their leaders based on shared beliefs: whether shared political values, or faith in the very religious beliefs the group is formed to foster. Yesterday, this abuse stopped at two Universities.
Can Free Speech Be Limited to Only One Hour a Day?
According to university policies, students are barred from giving outdoor speeches and rallying on campus during class hours, except from noon to 1:00 pm each day. If they do decide to speak or rally during this time, they must do so on a tiny speech zone outside of the student union. That space makes up less than 1 percent of the 1,400 acre campus. (See if you can spot it on the campus map!)
Your [Semi-Serious] Christmas Gift Guide for Today’s College Students
Finding the perfect Christmas gift for that college student in your life can be tough. We here at Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) want to help. We know college students and the unique challenges they face.
Three Universities, Three Student Groups, and Three Unconstitutional Speech Policies
University campuses may be slowing down as students leave for the holidays, but universities across the country are keeping Alliance Defending Freedom busy.
If Your Viewpoint Is “Similar” to Someone Else’s, Should It Be Silenced?
Too much of a “similar” viewpoint is a bad thing, according to officials at the University of California Berkeley. That is, unless it is a favored viewpoint.