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
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
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.
This Campus Club Has Been Denied Recognition for Three Years… Because It’s Christian
By Sarah Kramer Posted on: | November 15, 2018 Three years. That’s how long students at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS) have been trying to get school officials to register Ratio Christi as an official club on campus. It shouldn’t take that long, should it? Most students only attend their university for four years, after […]
WATCH: Why a Public College Had These Volunteers Arrested
By Maureen Collins Posted on: | November 08, 2018 Michelle, Nathan, and Isaac were arrested and put in jail. You are probably wondering what crime they committed to land them behind bars. Well, the three volunteers for the organization Young Americans for Liberty were arrested for distribution. But they were not distributing anything illegal. In fact, what […]
Why a Supreme Court Ruling on Union Dues Could Be Good News for College Students
On top of tuition, public universities require students to pay hundreds or thousands of dollars per semester in student activity fees. These fees are used to fund the expressive activities of students and student organizations.
College Club Told to Get a “Different Purpose” to Become a Registered Student Organization
By Sarah Kramer Posted on: | August 23, 2018 When the South Carolina Politics Club (SCPC) – a non-partisan student group that seeks to organize and educate students on the structure, apparatus, and processes of South Carolina local and state politics – applied to be a Recognized Student Organization (RSO) at the College of Charleston, the group […]
Why Diversity Doesn’t Equal Tolerance on College Campuses
Public universities and colleges are some of the most diverse places in the entire country. They spend millions of dollars every year on all kinds of diversity initiatives. Yet, in spite of this diversity, public universities are some of the most ideologically intolerant places in the entire country.
WATCH: College Student Gives Graduation Speech Uncensored Thanks to ADF Letter
By Sarah Kramer Posted on: | May 29, 2018 “These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you have tribulation, but take courage, I have overcome the world.” That’s the Bible verse, John 16:33, that Colorado Mesa University (CMU) student Karissa Erickson planned to include in her graduation […]
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!