Rights Group Slams University for Ban on Students Campaigning for Bernie

February 2, 2016

By Staff at Sputnik International

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) is calling for the Georgetown University Law Center to revise its policy governing partisan political speech after a group of students were prevented from handing out campaign materials. The school (incorrectly, according to FIRE) claims that the school’s tax-exempt status requires campaigning to be stifled. ...

Schools: Georgetown University Cases: Georgetown University Law Center: Students Prevented from Campaigning for Democratic Presidential Candidate Due to Ban on Partisan Political Speech