In late 2021, Stanford’s undergraduate student government, following a series of closed-door meetings, denied a request for $6,000 in funding for an event to be hosted by the College Republicans featuring former Vice President Mike Pence. All other pending requests for funding were granted. FIRE wrote to the student government on December 7, 2021, asking it to transparently explain the decision and cautioning that funding refusals premised on objections to the speaker’s views violate the expressive rights guaranteed to Stanford students.
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