Va. community colleges relax speech restrictions

Va. college changes free speech zone rules after Evangelical student files lawsuit | Christian Post

Professor incites destruction of student newspaper while university shrugs

Once bastions of free speech, campuses now stifle students | Bakersfield Californian

OSU pays $101k in settlement | ABC

Oregon State pays six-figure settlement after confiscating newspaper boxes | Student Press Law Center

OSU Pays $101,000 to settle campus paper lawsuit | OPB

Oregon State University pays $101,000 to settle First Amendment lawsuit over trashed student newspaper | The Oregonian

Cost of violating First Amendment for OSU: $101,000

Christian student files lawsuit against Va. college for barring him from preaching on campus | Christian Post

Christian student barred from preaching on community college campus files suit | Christian News

Fired college employee gets help from ADF before Supreme Court review | OneNewsNow

UNC professor wins lawsuit against school over denial of promotion | University Herald

Student sues Va. college system over preaching issue | Virginian-Pilot

Va. college sued for prohibiting student speech

ADF: Govt shouldn’t fire employees for testifying truthfully in court

College faith groups need religious liberty protection | The Gazette

Two universities unnecessarily cave to atheist group’s threats over Gideon Bibles

Colorado kills bill to protect religious groups on campus | National Catholic Register

ADF attorney to testify in favor of Colo. student group religious freedom bill Monday

Faculty members’ free speech rights put to test | OneNewsNow

ADF to Kansas Board of Regents: Rescind anti-social media policy | Caffeinated Thoughts

ADF to Kansas Board of Regents: Rescind anti-social media policy

Eastern Michigan University Will Stop Discriminating Against Pro-Life Group | LifeNews

Students For Life, ADF lawsuit resolved | The Eastern Echo

EMU agrees to end discrimination against pro-life student group | Alliance Defending Freedom

Ohio student wins free-speech victory on college campus | One News Now

Free Speaking Students Under Attack |

Campus displays obvious viewpoint discrimination | One News Now

Pro-life student takes on Columbus State Community College’s speech restrictions | LifeSiteNews

Ohio College Sued for Subjecting Pro-Life Students to “Free Speech Zones” | Life News

Florida university gets ‘red light’ for new speech code policy | One News Now

Mt. Healthy’s Enduring Commitment to First Amendment Rights on Campus | David Hacker at Jurist

Pro-Life Groups Sue NY University Over Free Speech Infringement | The New American

Legal Organization Files Federal Lawsuit Against UB for Charging Student Group Security Fee for Abortion Debate | University Herald

“University Fires Employee for Op-Ed Standing Against Gay Rights as Civil Rights” | Charisma News

U. Buffalo sued over guard fee for abortion debate | San Francisco Chronicle (AP)

University policy meant to deter sexual harassment could deter free speech, too | One News Now

Did a Tennessee College Professor Really Force Her Students to Wear a Rainbow Ribbon? | Patheos

“Columbia State professor’s assignment about gay rights sparks protest” | Democrat and Chronicle

Foundations of Freedom: David Hacker scheduled for Wallbuilders Live

FIRE, ADF addressing nationwide epidemic on college campuses

DMACC reaches agreement with student in free-speech suit | Des Moines Register (AP)

Eastern Michigan University sued for refusing to equally fund pro-life students

University Says Pro-Life Display is ‘Too Controversial’ | Fox News

EMU sued over denial of funds for anti-abortion display | Desert Sun

University Calls Pro-Life Display Too Controversial, Faces Lawsuit | LifeNews

Student Fees Gone Wild | David Hacker at Speak Up Movement

Bad Grades on Trial | David Hacker at Speak Up Movement

Anti-religious Groups Not Done With West Point | One News Now

No more funding bias at Texas A&M | Alliance Defending Freedom

DeJohn Case Cited Once Again As Important Speech Code Precedent | David Hacker at Speak Up Movement Blog

Transgender Student in Evergreen’s Locker Room Draws Ire of Arizona Religious Group | Seattle Weekly

    Seattle Weekly: Evergreen officials say the school’s policy of allowing transgender individuals access to locker rooms based on their stated gender – in this case, Francis identifies as a female – is in accordance with state law . . . Despite this stance, the Alliance Defending Freedom is mad as hell. “Little girls should not be exposed to naked men, period. A college’s notions about ‘non-discrimination’ don’t change that,” says Senior Legal Counsel David Hacker in a press release distributed by the Alliance Defending Freedom, which says it is acting on behalf of parents concerned for their children’s safety . . . “The idea that the college and the local district attorney will not act to protect young girls is appalling,” Hacker continues in the Alliance Defending Freedom press release. “What Americans are seeing here is the poisoned fruit of so-called ‘non-discrimination’ laws and policies. Placing this man’s proclivities ahead of protecting little girls is beyond unacceptable.” . . . If the question comes down to bowing to the Alliance Defending Freedom and the organization’s claims of “emotional distress and harm” being inflicted on youth swimmers encountering transgender genitalia in the sauna, or protecting the civil rights of people like Colleen Francis, the Evergreen State College, predictably, sides with the civil rights and state law. “Frankly, the issue has been addressed,” Wettstein says of the installation of privacy screens. [more]

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Student Group Sues A&M Over Funding

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