Dixie State Tosses Free Speech Limits After Students Sue Over Bush Posters

May 5, 2015

By Annie Knox at The Salt Lake Tribune

A lawsuit brought by three students has forced Dixie State University to drop its limits on free speech — at least until attorneys draft new campus rules.

The St. George school announced Monday that students no longer need prior approval to post fliers or hold events on campus.

Dixie State President Richard Williams announced the changes in a university-wide email. He called Dixie State a campus "where even unpopular answers, seemingly absurd ideas, and unconventional thought are not only permitted, but even encouraged...

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