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Vague Anti-bullying Laws Have Unintended Negative Consequences
Read Massachusetts attorney Gregory C. Keating's op-ed in today's Boston Globe on how the "unworkably broad definition of bullying" in the state's new anti-bullying law, "while well-intended, is fraught with problems and has already led to unintended and unfortunate consequences."
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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.