Feds reverse course on new campus speech restrictions

November 26, 2013

By Bob Kellogg at OneNewsNow

The Departments of Education and Justice have decided to back away from its highly controversial "blueprint" for defining sexual harassment on college campuses nationwide.

William Creeley of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) says last May the University of Montana, in a settlement agreement with the feds, was required to adopt a sexual harassment policy that was shockingly dangerous to free speech. That policy, he explains, broadly defined sexual harassment as "any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature" – including speech...

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