Boise State University to Pay $20,000 to Pro-Life Group After Backtracking on Censorship

June 6, 2015

By Ray Nothstine at The Christian Post

Boise State University has agreed to revise its speech policy after Alliance Defending Freedom filed a lawsuit last year on behalf of a pro-life student group that was censored on the Boise, Idaho, campus in 2014.

ADF and Boise State mutually agreed to end the suit after the school agreed to pay $19,900 in legal fees to Abolitionists4Life and $100 in damages.

In April and May of 2014, Abolitionists4Life hosted two events titled "Survivors of the Abortion Holocaust" and "What Has Roe Done for Us?" An official at the University demanded that the students had to use warning signs around their displays because they were deemed "controversial" in nature. The ADF pointed out in their lawsuit that the pro-life group was targeted with demands not consistent with other campus groups, including Planned Parenthood and an atheist group which both had free reign to disseminate their message on campus...

Schools: Boise State University