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FIRE Protests Students’ Punishment for Handing Out Anti-Bush Flyers

December 13, 2005

A Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) spokesman says the group is concerned about Hampton University's commitment to free expression. In November, police officers at the Virginia school confronted seven students who were passing out flyers protesting President Bush's response to Hurricane Katrina. Later, the students were charged with "posting unauthorized materials" and threatened with expulsion... Download file "FIRE Protests Students' Punishment for Handing Out Anti-Bush Flyers"

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