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Northwestern takes action to protect First Amendment rights


November 27, 2016

Free speech is a hot topic these days, especially as it relates to America’s college campuses. To see what I mean, look no further than George Will’s latest column (“Higher education is awash with hysteria. That might have helped elect Trump.”).

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) is a nonprofit organization that defends freedom of speech on college campuses. On Nov. 1, FIRE sent a certified letter to the presidents of 111 public colleges and universities nationwide that have policies that, according to FIRE, “clearly and substantially restrict student and fa...

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