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How Firefly fans saved free speech on campus

December 27, 2011

Here's a great video for fans of the TV show Firefly, free speech, or both - this tells the story of how the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) worked to defend the free speech rights of a professor who had a poster of a quote from the show Firefly removed from his office door because it was deemed a "threat." Suffice to say, Firefly fans didn't take this lying down, nor did free speech advocates...

Schools: University of Wisconsin – Stout Cases: University of Wisconsin – Stout: Censorship, Referral to Threat Assessment Team, and Threat of Criminal Charges after Professor Puts Posters Outside Office Door