Why My Student Group Is Suing the University of Florida
In October 2017, University of Florida (UF) President Kent Fuchs stated he was “shocked” to learn that universities funded by public money are bound to uphold the First Amendment.
This Campus Club Has Been Denied Recognition for Three Years… Because It’s Christian
By Sarah Kramer Posted on: | November 15, 2018 Three years. That’s how long students at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (UCCS) have been trying to get school officials to register Ratio Christi as an official club on campus. It shouldn’t take that long, should it? Most students only attend their university for four years, after […]
WATCH: Why a Public College Had These Volunteers Arrested
By Maureen Collins Posted on: | November 08, 2018 Michelle, Nathan, and Isaac were arrested and put in jail. You are probably wondering what crime they committed to land them behind bars. Well, the three volunteers for the organization Young Americans for Liberty were arrested for distribution. But they were not distributing anything illegal. In fact, what […]
Why a Supreme Court Ruling on Union Dues Could Be Good News for College Students
On top of tuition, public universities require students to pay hundreds or thousands of dollars per semester in student activity fees. These fees are used to fund the expressive activities of students and student organizations.
College Club Told to Get a “Different Purpose” to Become a Registered Student Organization
By Sarah Kramer Posted on: | August 23, 2018 When the South Carolina Politics Club (SCPC) – a non-partisan student group that seeks to organize and educate students on the structure, apparatus, and processes of South Carolina local and state politics – applied to be a Recognized Student Organization (RSO) at the College of Charleston, the group […]
Why Diversity Doesn’t Equal Tolerance on College Campuses
Public universities and colleges are some of the most diverse places in the entire country. They spend millions of dollars every year on all kinds of diversity initiatives. Yet, in spite of this diversity, public universities are some of the most ideologically intolerant places in the entire country.
WATCH: College Student Gives Graduation Speech Uncensored Thanks to ADF Letter
By Sarah Kramer Posted on: | May 29, 2018 “These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you have tribulation, but take courage, I have overcome the world.” That’s the Bible verse, John 16:33, that Colorado Mesa University (CMU) student Karissa Erickson planned to include in her graduation […]
Post-Hearing Interview with Dr. Robert P. George and CAF Director, Tyson Langhofer
ADF’s Tyson Langhofer and Professor Robert P. George talk about yesterday’s hearing titled, “Challenges to the Freedom of Speech on College Campuses: Part II,” regarding the importance of academic freedom, and freedom of speech on college campuses. Click the image below to watch!
Challenges to the Freedom of Speech on College Campuses: Part II (House Subcommittees)
Did you miss yesterday’s hearing with ADF Center for Academic Freedom Director, Tyson Langhofer, on challenges to the Freedom of Speech on College Campuses: Part II? The entire hearing is below from the House Oversight Committee. It was a lively hearing, with many students that love free speech in attendance! Hearing Date: May 22, 2018 […]
3 Recent Victories for Campus Free Speech that You Should Know About
When Karissa Erickson, a graduating student at Colorado Mesa University, put together her remarks to speak at the nursing school’s pinning ceremony, she included a reference to Jesus and a Bible verse. But a university official told her to remove those references, saying, “Speeches should be free of any one religious slant.” Other officials threatened her with “repercussions” if she refused, saying the nursing “program will not tolerate [this Christian content].”