Another Victory For Fire

December 3, 2014

By Editor at Minding The Campus

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has just scored yet another victory for free speech. In a sadly familiar case, the University of Hawaii at Hilo prevented students Merritt Burch and Anthony Vizzone from handing out copies of the US Constitution. A UH adminstrator told them they could only conduct such advocacy in a limited “free speech zone,” adding that “this isn’t really the ’60s anymore.” Additing insult to injury, the area they designated as a “free speech zone” was often flooded...

Schools: University of Hawaii at Hilo Cases: FIRE’s Stand Up For Speech Litigation Project University of Hawaii at Hilo – Stand Up For Speech Lawsuit