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Student group sues SIU-Edwardsville for restricting speech to less than .0013% of campus

Student group sues SIU-Edwardsville for restricting speech to less than .0013% of campus

A Republican student group filed suit Wednesday against Southern Illinois University officials for restricting student expression on the university’s Edwardsville campus to a tiny speech zone that makes up less than .0013 percent of campus. In addition, all student organizations must obtain permission in advance to use the speech zone, and university policies leave approval of who can use the zone and what types of literature can be distributed on campus up to the free discretion of campus officials.

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