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Texas A&M University investigated Professor Joy Alonzo — an expert on the opioids crisis — for allegedly criticizing Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s opioid policies. Join FIRE in telling Texas A&M it must swiftly and publicly renounce its investigation.
According to FIRE’s 2024 College Free Speech Rankings, Harvard University ranked dead last at 248 out of 248 institutions. Students reported their discomfort expressing ideas, lack of confidence in the administration’s support for speech, and acceptance of students shouting down speakers.
Eastern Maine Medical Center has threatened a lawsuit to try to stop a 15-year-old boy for raising concerns about their patient safety standards. Rather than addressing his concerns, the hospital threatened to sue his mother for defamation. Sign our statement to show your support.
Congress is considering a law that could empower a single unelected official to make decisions about what websites, apps, and technology you can use. The price for noncompliance? Try as much as a million-dollar fine or 20 years in jail.
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