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Last Week in FIRE News
In case you missed it last Thursday night, John Stossel hosted "Free Speech ... and Its Enemies" on Stossel, his program on the Fox Business Network.
Here's a clip of Harvey from the show:
Be sure to visit the Stossel show page for more clips from the show. Here's a recap of other FIRE issues that made headlines last week:
- The New York Times: Some Students Grumble About Higher One's Debit Card Fees
- The Daily Caller: Sen. Leahy removes potential threat to due process from Violence Against Women Act
- National Association of Scholars Blog: FIRE: Sen. Leahy Pulls OCR Standards From VAWA Re-Authorization
- The Brown Daily Herald: Rosenbloom '13: A renewed commitment to individual rights
- The Badger Herald: Speaker: Speech codes give institutions power to determine right, wrong
- The Houstonian: SHSU Social media policy scrapped
FIRE’s award-winning Newsdesk covers the free speech news you need to stay informed.
When shouting silences speaking: Disinvitations, shoutdowns, and civil disobedience
No matter what you call it, when students and faculty silence free expression on campus, censorship wins.
After Utah city Dewey-decimates librarians’ free speech rights, FIRE threatens lawsuit
Elected officials in Orem, Utah, forbade library employees from criticizing government restrictions of book displays for gay pride month
FIRE launches expanded 2023 Free Inquiry Grant program, offering $200,000 to support research on free speech
FIRE is proud to announce that we have expanded the program to $200,000, with a maximum grant size of $65,000, to fund proposals supporting research that advances the understanding of free speech and academic freedom.
How to kill online free speech
The European Court of Human Rights provides a cautionary tale as the U.S. Supreme Court faces many challenges to its robust protections for online speech.