West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice signed the Student Journalism and Press Freedom Protection Act into law, granting statutory protections to student journalists in public K-12 schools and public institutions of higher education.
Several states in the past three months have either issued executive orders or introduced legislation on this topic that would regulate how race and sex is discussed on college and university campuses.
Florida Senate Bill 1316 would require anyone other than a newspaper journalist who writes online about Florida’s government leaders to register with the state if they receive any “compensation” for the post.
FIRE submitted a comment to the office of the Missouri Secretary of State in response to a proposed rule that, if enacted, would restrict what books Missourians can access and what events they may host.