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Register Soon to Meet FIRE at the 2014 International Students For Liberty Conference!
Last year FIRE staff members met a lot of passionate students at the 2013 International Students For Liberty Conference, and we’re pleased to announce that FIRE will be attending this year’s International Students For Liberty Conference, too!
Saturday, February 8th is the last day to register, so sign up soon. We encourage all attendees to stop by our table to join our FIRE Student Network and get one of our new T-shirts, pick up some free FIRE gear, or just meet FIRE staff to discuss free speech!
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Twitter removes ‘Trans Day of Vengeance’ posts in another loss for free expression on the platform
Blanket bans on words and images with no regard to context shuts down conversations about important issues of public concern.
Why ‘sensitivity readers’ are bad for free speech, art, and culture
The publishing industry’s increasing appetite for “sensitivity readings” is terrible for free expression in the arts and our discourse.
Wayne State professor suspended after provocative Facebook post criticizing shout downs
Wayne State University Professor Steven Shaviro used his personal Facebook account to criticize protestors who shout down speakers with purportedly bigoted views.
A step in the right direction: West Virginia Governor signs ‘New Voices’ bill into law
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.