After dismissing an instructor who showed medieval artwork of the Prophet Muhammad, Hamline backtracks, announces it’s committed to academic freedom in the face of legal action and a Board of Trustees investigation.
A faculty member at Hamline University lost her job. Twelve staffers at the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo were murdered. And Salman Rushdie was repeatedly stabbed. All of them offended certain people's religious sensitivities.
FIRE attorney Alex Morey appeared on the British television station GB News to discuss FIRE’s advocacy for the art history professor who was punished by Hamline University for showing a depiction of the Prophet Muhhammad.