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Thanks to everyone who entered FIRE’s Free Speech Essay Contest in 2018. The contest is now closed and the winners were announced here. The essay contest will reopen in September, 2019. The Details Eligibility Open to juniors and seniors in U.S. high schools, including home-schooled students, as well as U.S.... Read more Read more


A survey conducted by FIRE and YouGov analyzed 2,225 college students’ attitudes toward expression, association on campus, and civil rights and liberties. Read more


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In 2018, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education secured 66 campus civil liberties victories, directly impacting 1.7 million students across America. As the year winds to a close, FIRE is taking the opportunity to reflect on 2018’s challenges and successes. Read more


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A soon-to-be-published study presents compelling new findings regarding the impact of trigger warnings. Read more


FIRE’s Spotlight Database will tell you if your school denies students/faculty the college speech regulations they are granted by the Constitution or by institutional promises. Read more


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While FIRE is encouraged by colleges across the country making promises of free speech, they should reflect on they treat free speech on their own campus Read more


Public opinion data on student attitudes toward expression, censorship, disinvitations, and hate speech from a survey conducted by FIRE and YouGov. Read more


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EUGENE, Oregon, August 26, 2014—The University of Oregon (UO) has filed multiple, blatantly unconstitutional conduct charges against a female student who jokingly yelled “I hit it first” from a dormitory window. The student, who wishes to remain anonymous, contacted the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) for help. FIRE... Read more Read more


FIRE protects the rights of students and faculty members at America’s colleges and universities. These include freedom of speech, freedom of association, due process, legal equality, religious liberty, and sanctity of conscience—the essential qualities of liberty for every American. FIRE defends those whose rights are denied on campus, regardless of... Read more Read more


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BALTIMORE, February 9, 2016—Mount St. Mary’s University in Maryland has gone “nuclear.” Yesterday, the liberal arts university took the extraordinary step of firing a tenured faculty member and the faculty advisor to the student newspaper following their criticism of first-year university president Simon P. Newman’s plan to oust low-performing freshmen.... Read more Read more



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