Missouri State Nixes Free Speech Restrictions

August 27, 2015

By Peter Fricke at Campus Reform

Missouri State University has revised a policy that limited where outside groups could hold events on campus, and will now consider all outdoor areas legitimate forums for free speech.

The policy change was formally approved Wednesday afternoon during a meeting of the MSU Board of Governors’ executive committee, and has been in the works since at least July, when the school’s existing policy came into conflict with a newly-passed state law...