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Remember the Professor Who Erased Pro-Life Messages on Campus? Here’s How His Actions Backfired

Remember the Professor Who Erased Pro-Life Messages on Campus? Here’s How His Actions Backfired

It has been almost two years since Fresno State Professor Greg Thatcher recruited students out of his classroom to help him wipe away university-approved pro-life chalk messages written by my student group, Students for Life at Fresno State. All of this was caught on video. Shortly after this incident, in May 2017, Alliance Defending Freedom filed a lawsuit on our behalf to defend our First Amendment rights. And a few months later, we won the case.

Read What Two Former Students Wrote to a Professor Punished for Refusing to Call a Man a Woman

Read What Two Former Students Wrote to a Professor Punished for Refusing to Call a Man a Woman

Dr. Nicholas Meriwether has served as a philosophy professor at Shawnee State University for over 20 years.

And until recently, he did so without a blemish on his record. Last fall, however, Shawnee State launched an investigation into Dr. Meriwether, formally punished him, and placed a warning in his file – claiming he “created a hostile environment.”

So what changed?

How This Christian Professor Took a Stand for His Faith—and How You Can Help Him

How This Christian Professor Took a Stand for His Faith—and How You Can Help Him

As Christians, we know that there will be a time when we have to stand up for our faith. We may not know the circumstances surrounding that stand, but Jesus does tell us in John 16:33 that “in the world you will have tribulation.”

It’s not easy being a Christian, even though we are blessed to live in a country where our freedom to believe and speak is protected. But now, these freedoms are under attack. And the day that we will have to take a stand may come sooner than we think.

FREE SPEECH IN DIVIDED TIMES: THE PROBLEM OR THE SOLUTION?