One advocate was arrested and handcuffed for two hours after peacefully demonstrating in a public park. FIRE is suing to protect the constitutional right to speak freely in public parks.
In a new friend of the court filing, FIRE asks the Ninth Circuit to protect teachers’ right to advocate for school policy change.
Unlike so many of today’s pompous defenders of free speech who champion the First Amendment whenever it privileges their ideological team, Holmes pushed real risk to the borders of near destruction.
A peer’s complaint about the student’s religious beliefs prompted a Title IX investigation, during which an administrator suggested the school’s commitment to “diversity” negates its promises of free speech.