Michigan college finally fixes policies that led to arresting people handing out Constitution
ADF attorneys represent Young Americans for Liberty at Kellogg Community College Wednesday, January 24, 2018 GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – As part of a legal settlement, Michigan’s Kellogg Community College has changed policies that were the basis for arresting three supporters of the Young Americans for Liberty chapter on campus as they were handing out copies […]
University of Iowa student groups stand up for Christian club kicked off campus
ADF files friend-of-the-court brief in support of Business Leaders in Christ.
Filed by ADF attorneys on behalf of Chabad Jewish Students Association, Chi Alpha, 24:7, the Christian Medical and Dental Association, and Ratio Christi, the brief argues that a decision against Business Leaders in Christ would threaten other religious student groups, including themselves. The brief also points out that, until its action against Business Leaders in Christ, the university had repeatedly interpreted the same policy as not requiring student religious organizations to violate their own faith leadership requirements.
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UMass sued by student group for limiting free speech
Can Free Speech Be Limited to Only One Hour a Day?
According to university policies, students are barred from giving outdoor speeches and rallying on campus during class hours, except from noon to 1:00 pm each day. If they do decide to speak or rally during this time, they must do so on a tiny speech zone outside of the student union. That space makes up less than 1 percent of the 1,400 acre campus. (See if you can spot it on the campus map!)
UMass-Amherst sued for confining speech to one hour per day and less than 1% of campus
Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys representing a student and the campus chapter of Young Americans for Liberty filed a federal lawsuit Thursday against the University of Massachusetts Amherst for its highly restrictive speech policy. The policy restricts all “speeches and rallies” to less than one percent of campus and only between noon and 1 p.m. each day.
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Univ. of Virginia to recognize pro-freedom student group next month
“Public university officials should respect the constitutionally protected freedom of all students to associate with one another based on their shared interests and beliefs.”