Group Challenges University Policies

June 30, 2005

By Rebekah Allen at The Daily Reveille

The Foundation for Individual Rights for Education (FIRE) designated LSU a “red light” school in December of 2004 for ambiguous language used in school policies.

FIRE was established in 1999 by Harvey A. Silverglate and Alan Charles Kors in order to “defend and sustain individual rights at America’s increasingly repressive and partisan colleges and universities,” according to FIRE’s website. The organization concentrates on “freedom of speech, legal equality, due process, religious liberty, and sanctity of conscience – the essential qualities of individual liberty and dignity...

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