Students sue university over probe of anti-terror rally

July 10, 2007

San Francisco State University was sued yesterday for allegedly violating students’ right to free speech when it investigated an incident during which students stomped on flags bearing the name of Allah.

The Alliance Defense Fund, in cooperation with the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, filed the federal lawsuit on behalf of the plaintiffs—the College Republicans club and members Trent Downes and Leigh Wolf. FIRE’s Speech Codes Litigation Project worked to coordinate the suit but does not represent the plaintiffs...

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