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Like our fellow Americans, we at FIRE have been gripped by the aftermath of George Floyd’s killing in Minneapolis and the subsequent protests and disturbances in our cities. Read more


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Scottsdale Community College’s mishandling of a professor’s academic freedom drew an apology from the interim chancellor Monday, just days after the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education sent a letter defending the professor’s rights. Read more


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Advocates for free speech and due process on campus won one of their biggest-ever victories today with the finalization of long-awaited new Department of Education Title IX regulations. Read more


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A student was left homeless after his university banned him from the dorms without a hearing. Now, his university is ghosting him about an appeal. Read more


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Kirkwood Community College avoided a First Amendment lawsuit by agreeing to pay $25,000 to an adjunct professor fired after his political statements on Facebook sparked criticism. Read more


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Most top public colleges use a blacklist of secret words to automatically censor comments on university social media pages. What is your college hiding? Read more


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Florida State University revised its policies on free expression to earn the top free speech rating from FIRE.  Read more


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They trust medical faculty on the front lines of the pandemic to save lives, but a comment to the press may mean termination. Read more


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After FIRE growled at a Missouri university for unconstitutionally rejecting an animal rights student group, Truman State University reformed its policies. Read more


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It has all the ingredients of an ancient Athenian play. The only difference: this Greek tragedy is playing out in Colorado, circa 2020 A.D. Read more



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