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For a number of years, the Philadelphia-based Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) has been successfully waging a war on college speech codes the organization claims run afoul of protected free speech rights.
The organization has won pivotal victories against Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania, Texas Tech University, the State University of New York at Brockport and California’s Citrus College.
Now, San Francisco State University (SFSU) is squarely within FIRE’s crosshairs.
With the assistance of the Alliance Defense Fund, a leading Christian public interest law firm, FIRE has sued SFSU claiming that the university’s policies violated the First Amendment rights of two students who are members of the College Republicans at San Francisco State University... Download file "San Francisco State latest target in anti-speech code campaign"