FIRE has written three letters to Los Angeles City College about the college’s repeated violations of student journalists’ right to a free press. Now we need your help.
FIRE has written twice to Eastern Kentucky University, urging EKU to remove a gag order that the university places on its resident advisors. Join FIRE’s fight for First Amendment rights at EKU by sending an email to President McFaddin.
Texas A&M University investigated Professor Joy Alonzo — an expert on the opioids crisis — for allegedly criticizing Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s opioid policies. Join FIRE in telling Texas A&M it must swiftly and publicly renounce its investigation.
According to FIRE’s 2024 College Free Speech Rankings, Harvard University ranked dead last at 248 out of 248 institutions. Students reported their discomfort expressing ideas, lack of confidence in the administration’s support for speech, and acceptance of students shouting down speakers.
The University of South Dakota's "Poster and Advertising Policy" states that all posters which students post throughout the campus must be reviewed by administrators for approval before they are actually posted. Join FIRE in urging the University of South Dakota to revise this policy so that USD can better honor its First Amendment obligations to its students.
San Francisco State University is investigating a history professor for showing a drawing of the Prophet Muhammad while teaching a lesson on the history of the Islamic world. Now FIRE is working to protect this professor's academic freedom — and we need your help.
A Hamline University instructor’s career is at risk — for showing medieval artwork depicting the Prophet Muhammad during an art history class. Now FIRE is trying to save this instructor's job — and we need your help.
Georgetown University is the winner of FIRE'S Lifetime Censorship Award for its failure to protect the free speech rights of students and faculty. Join us in telling President DeGioia to keep his promise and respect free speech.
FIRE invites faculty to add their names to the list of signers of this letter sent to Hamline University President Fayneese Miller in defense of an art history professor who showed a painting of the Prophet Muhammad.
Tell Trinity's administration to revise Trinity’s Event Review Guidelines so that they align with the school’s own promises of free speech.
Westfield State University's email policy allows the school to punish students and faculty whose emails include “derogatory or inflammatory statements and/or idle gossip.” Urge Westfield State to revise this policy today!
SIUE's "Responsible Use Policy" prohibits the use of computing resources and networks “for partisan political purposes”, to post or send “offensive material”, or to “offend” or “annoy” others. Tell Associate Vice Chancellor Huffstutler to reform this policy now!
California State University Monterey Bay’s "Posting/Advertising" policy prohibits flyers and posters that contain “offensive language”. Urge CSUMB to revise its “Posting/Advertising” policy so that it better aligns with the First Amendment.
Despite University of Pennsylvania’s status as an Ivy League institution, the university has consistently failed to meet standards in one area: free speech. Tell Penn to cultivate a better climate for free expression by endorsing a principled pro-free speech statement.
University of South Carolina has consistently failed to live up to its commitment to free speech. Tell USC to cultivate a better climate for free expression by endorsing a principled pro-free speech statement.
Georgetown University has consistently failed to live up to its commitment to free speech. Tell Georgetown to cultivate a better climate for free expression by embodying the free speech values it espouses, revising its problematic speech codes, and supporting students and faculty as they become embroiled in free speech controversies.
Fordham University has consistently failed to take the free expression of its students seriously. Tell Fordham to cultivate a better climate for free expression by endorsing a principled pro-free speech statement.
The University of Southern California is requiring a professor to teach all of his classes remotely for expressing his views about the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas. Join FIRE in urging USC to immediately allow Strauss to return to his teaching duties on campus and to confirm that it will not pursue an investigation or disciplinary sanctions against him.
Congress is considering a law that could empower a single unelected official to make decisions about what websites, apps, and technology you can use. The price for noncompliance? Try as much as a million-dollar fine or 20 years in jail.
Eastern Maine Medical Center has threatened a lawsuit to try to stop a 15-year-old boy for raising concerns about their patient safety standards. Rather than addressing his concerns, the hospital threatened to sue his mother for defamation. Sign our statement to show your support.
Imagine your kid wearing eye black to a football game. Now imagine your kid’s eye black getting them suspended and banned from sporting events for “blackface.” It’s not only ridiculous — it’s unconstitutional.
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