New York high school won’t accept pro-freedom student club
Harrison High School recognizes 33 different clubs but repeatedly denied conservative group access to resources, ability to recruit members Wednesday, June 03, 2020 HARRISON, N.Y. – Alliance Defending Freedom sent a letter Tuesday to officials with Harrison Central School District after they refused to officially recognize a conservative student club. The letter explains that the refusal to recognize […]
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Young Americans for Liberty at Saint Cloud State University
On behalf of Young Americans for Liberty, ADF attorneys sent a demand letter to Saint Cloud State University its unconstitutional speech zone policy, which restricts students’ right to free speech.
In response to the letter, University officials revised their Use of Outdoor Space Policy to eliminate the speech zone and allow students speak freely on all outdoor areas of campus.
When Free Speech Is Attacked at Public Universities
New initiative seeks to change unlawful policies at public colleges, universities
ADF sending letters on behalf of Young Americans for Liberty to 30 US schools, two of which have already made revisions WASHINGTON – Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys representing a non-partisan political student organization have launched a new legal effort to change unconstitutional policies at public colleges and universities across the country by sending 30 letters […]
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.
A Tale of Two Colleges: How One Community College in Oregon Is Silencing Student Speech
By Danielle Bliven posted on: May 6, 2020 As a sophomore at Patrick Henry College in Virginia, I value the opportunity to sharpen my own beliefs through hearing and discussing different perspectives on campus. Thankfully, my college upholds the First Amendment rights of its students—as it should. I am encouraged not to suppress my beliefs but to […]
This Professor Was Fired for What He Wrote on a Chalkboard
By Sarah Kramer posted on: April 16, 2020 Dr. Nathaniel Hiers never thought that engaging in some friendly banter with his colleagues would get him fired. Dr. Hiers was a graduate student at the University of North Texas (UNT) from 2013 until he obtained his doctorate in mathematics in the spring 2019. He then joined UNT as a […]
ADF sues Univ. of N. Texas on behalf of math professor fired for joke about ‘microaggressions’
Department head said he didn’t agree with professor’s views, fired him immediately without following university’s own procedures SHERMAN, Texas – Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys filed suit in federal court Thursday on behalf of a University of North Texas professor in Denton fired for criticizing flyers about “microaggressions” that someone left anonymously in the mathematics department’s […]
Georgia Tech faces lawsuit for discriminating against MLK’s niece
Student government denied funding to club sponsoring Alveda King event because she is ‘inherently religious’ like her uncle ATLANTA – Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys representing the Students for Life chapter at Georgia Tech filed suit in federal court Wednesday after the university’s student government denied funding for a speaking event featuring Alveda King, the niece […]