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Opposing views on campus clubs: 'Protect unpopular voices'

October 17, 2017
By Casey Mattox 

Racists leading the Black Student Union? Pro-life students taking over a fledgling abortion activist group — and its budget? At most universities this couldn't happen because schools recognize — albeit sometimes after court orders — that the First Amendment protects the right to associate around, and advocate for, shared beliefs. Religious, political and other groups commonly exercise this right by limiting their leaders to those who share their views.

Read the rest of the op-ed by Casey Mattox, Senior Legal Counsel, published in USA Today

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