When Speech is Censored for 90 Days on 99.9987% of Campus
At Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE), it would be difficult to limit free speech more than they already are.
Here’s a look at their speech policies, and what one student group is doing to help defend student rights on campus:
Ben Shapiro Gets a Less-than-Enthusiastic Welcome at His Alma Mater, UCLA
Just as Ben Shapiro is set to speak on the intolerance of free speech on college campuses, the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)… refuses to tolerate his free speech.
The First Amendment is “not a relevant document” says student speaking words freely
Student protestors tried to shut down a Ben Shapiro speaking engagement at the University of Utah earlier this fall. As discouraging as this clip is, it’s at least helpful to see the student admitting that he simply doesn’t care if the First Amendment is violated. Universities have an obligation to teach students why the First Amendment matters.
Why the University Must Be a “Marketplace of Ideas”
The willingness to admit that you may be wrong and actually consider an alternate point of view is exceedingly rare, but increasingly important. In a culture of “alternative facts” and claims of “fake news,” we are no longer healthy skeptics. We are cynics. And rather than listen to another point of view, more often than […]
State laws on student free speech: how does your state measure up?
Increasingly, state legislatures are enacting laws to protect student free speech. We are pleased to release today a review of these state laws, highlighting the states that have protected free speech and those that still have work to do.
How college students can help advance freedom on their campuses
The first line of defense against violations of constitutional principles is the student body acting for freedom and helping to restore a true marketplace of ideas on their campuses.
Meet 4 college students giving us hope for the future of free speech
The ADF Center for Academic Freedom has the opportunity to represent many students who stand up for their constitutional rights on campus.
These troubling studies show why it’s important that students understand the Constitution
After all, shouldn’t students know the founding document of our own country?
Know your rights on campus
With the help of the ADF Center for Academic Freedom, your courage can pave the way for thousands of other university students, faculty, and staff members across the country.
Universities were trying to exclude religious ‘dogma’ long before Senator Feinstein
Religious discrimination is not new. And discrimination against religious speech has been unfortunately common on college campuses.