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A Defense of Uncivil Speech in Robert’s Latest 'Pajamas Media' Column
FIRE Senior Vice President Robert Shibley's latest Pajamas Media column discusses the establishment of a "civility" institute at the University of Arizona. Robert takes on recent calls for civility on campus and across the country by reminding us that while civility may be valuable, it cannot be mandated without censoring the very speech the First Amendment was designed to protect. You can check out his argument in full, and comment if you wish, at Pajamas Media.
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Grammy-winning rocker Melissa Etheridge appears on second installment of SPIN and FIRE’s video interview series, ‘Free Speech + Other Dirty Words’
Artist-turned-activist Melissa Etheridge sits down for an episode of “Free Speech + Other Dirty Words,” the provocative and engaging new video series created by legendary media brand SPIN and FIRE.
Denver Law swears it didn’t stifle student speech. Its own statements suggest otherwise.
Administrators at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law unfairly questioned members of the Federalist Society who hosted a speaking event featuring Ilya Shapiro.
Charlie Kirk event at UC Davis prompts violent protest
A speaking engagement by conservative commentator Charlie Kirk Tuesday night was met with violent protests at University of California, Davis.
Delaware State rescinds NDAs, agrees to let students speak about campus safety
After FIRE raised the alarm about Delaware State imposing sweeping confidentiality agreements on students serving on campus safety committees, the school rescinded the ban and promised to foster institutional transparency going forward.