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A Georgia state representative is the latest legislator to urge a public college to punish a faculty member over comments protected by the First Amendment. Read more


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Can Doane University faculty teach without fear? No comment. That was Doane’s troubling response to a letter of concern from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education and the National Coalition Against Censorship. FIRE and NCAC sent a joint letter to Doane last month after its administration punished a faculty librarian for “discriminatory harassment” due to her use of archival photos from the university’s own archives. FIRE and NCAC asked the school to clarify whether it actually honors the strong promises of academic freedom it makes to faculty. Read more


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Rave reviews are in for FIRE’s first-ever comic book, “Finding Your Voice: A Free Speech Comic” — but don’t take our word for it. Read more


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Last week, the Santa Clara University student government denied recognition to Young Americans for Freedom over the student group’s political stances. Read more


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Yesterday, Gov. Kay Ivey of Alabama signed HB 498 into law, codifying protections for college students’ First Amendment rights on campus. Read more


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Pauline Hoffmann alleges she had to sign a statement pledging to uphold Catholic beliefs — a mandate not required of other, non-Catholic SBU faculty. Read more


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FIRE urges Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to veto two pieces of legislation that would have disastrous consequences for free speech and due process on campus. Read more


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Reports state that all visa applicants must “submit any information about social media accounts they have used in the past five years" beginning on May 31. Read more


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Two UMD police officers responded to a report of a “comment that was offensive to the Jewish community” in a lounge while students were playing video games. Read more


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U. Chicago student journalists are facing subpoenas for their sources after reporting on a dispute between the university and one of its largest donors. Read more



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