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by Bob Kellogg
The Obama administration helped draft - and has approved - a Montana university's vague and dangerous sexual harassment policy that threatens the First Amendment rights of students and faculty.
The new sexual harassment policy empowers the University of Montana to "take appropriate action" against a student or faculty member "to prevent the creation of a hostile environment," even after a university investigation has failed to find the student or faculty member responsible for "discrimination or harassment that creates a hostile environment...