A University Effectively Fired This Professor after He Spoke at a Conservative Think Tank
By Ryan Everson Posted on: | November 18, 2019 Dr. Allan Josephson was the Division Chief of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology at the University of Louisville for nearly 15 years. When he arrived at the school in 2003, he took over a struggling program. But after many years of careful research and […]
Three Educators Standing up for Truth in Schools
By Maureen Collins Posted on: | October 14, 2019 In a world of “fake news” and distorted values, speaking the truth can be a radical act. Dr. Allan Josephson, Dr. Nicholas Meriwether, and Peter Vlaming all know this firsthand. These educators were punished by their schools, and two were even fired, for what they said—or didn’t say. These three […]
This High School Teacher Was Effectively Fired for What He Didn’t Say
By Maureen Collins Posted on: | November 26, 2019 Last December, a group of students at West Point High School in Virginia staged a walkout. They wanted to protest their school board, which had fired their beloved French language teacher the day before. Peter Vlaming had been placed on administrative leave in October, and the school board meeting […]
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Court Rules Pro-Life Viewpoints Can No Longer Be Discriminated Against on This California Campus
In the 2016-2017 school year, California State University San Marcos funded the Gender Equity and the LGBTQA Pride Center with almost $300,000 in mandatory student fees.
Apodaca v. White
California State University–San Marcos officials have funded pro-abortion and other favored views with almost $300,000 in mandatory fees charged of all students, but denied Students for Life $500 in funding to host a visiting speaker on “Abortion and Human Equality” to provide a contrasting view. Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys filed a federal lawsuit, on behalf of Students for Life and its campus president, Nathan Apodaca, who are prevented from bringing pro-life speakers to campus under the university’s discriminatory funding policies.
This Baby Was Saved After These Pro-Life Students Stood for Freedom
When a student named Jess found herself facing an unplanned pregnancy, she felt financially unstable and unready to be a mother. A counselor at Planned Parenthood even told her that abortion was her only option.
Jess was frantic. But then one day as she was driving, something caught her eye.
It was a 12-week fetal model showing the developmental stages of a child in the womb. She had gotten it from a Students for Life information table at Fresno State. Jess had placed the fetal model in the rearview mirror of her car. And, at that moment, it was exactly what she needed to see.
Alabama governor signs vital law protecting free speech on public college campuses
The following quote may be attributed to Alliance Defending Freedom Legal Counsel Kellie Fiedorek regarding Alabama’s passage of HB 498, a bill that ensures that state-funded public colleges and universities may not ban students from engaging in expressive activity on campus,
This Student Group Was Denied Recognition – But It Didn’t Take “No” for an Answer
What happens when there is unlimited, unchecked power given to one person or group of people?
You guessed it – tyranny.
Well, that is exactly what the student organization environment looked like at College of Charleston last year 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, was denied recognition because it was “too similar” to another student group on campus.
Lawsuit prompts SC college to recognize non-partisan student politics club, make policy changes
College of Charleston agrees to pay $20K in settlement over unconstitutional policies.