First Amendment Defender FIRE Gets Ohio University To Settle T-Shirt Lawsuit

February 2, 2015

By Morgan Chalfant at Red Alert Politics

As of Monday, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has won $242,000 in settlements for the individuals it has helped to coordinate free speech lawsuits against multiple universities nationwide.

Ohio University has agreed to revise its policies that hinder free speech on campus after FIRE helped student Isaac Smith sue the school for forbidding members of Students Defending Students (SDS) from wearing t-shirts that read, “We get you off for free...

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