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Fresno State University Professor: “College Campuses Are Not Free Speech Areas”

A professor at Fresno State University has taken it upon himself to be the speech police on campus. (4/20/2020)

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The Weekly Digest: “College Campuses Are Not Free Speech Areas,” Says Fresno State Prof

At Fresno State University, a Students for Life chapter displayed sidewalk chalk messages that affirmed life. A professor confronted them. Here's what happened. (4/20/2020)

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The State of Free Speech on California State Campuses

The California State University System seems to be struggling with the First Amendment. (4/20/2020)

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Big Win for Free Speech on California State Campuses—Thanks to This Student’s Lawsuit

This victory brings the California State campuses closer to being more of a marketplace of ideas, rather than assembly lines for one type of thought. (4/20/2020)

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5 Ways Students for Life Has Partnered with Us to Defend Free Speech This Year

In 2017 alone, Alliance Defending Freedom’s Center for Academic Freedom has represented five Students for Life groups across the country. (4/20/2020)

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Fresno State (Ultimately) Gets It Right in Protecting Professor’s Offensive Speech

Exercising one’s free speech is not a fireable offense—nor should it be. (4/20/2020)

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4 ADF Clients on Stage for the Signing of the Executive Order on Free Speech at Universities

President Donald Trump signed an executive order requiring public universities to respect the constitutionally protected free speech rights of students. (4/20/2020)

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Fresno State Prof Who Erased Pro-Life Chalk Messages Gets Lesson on the First Amendment

Back in May, Gregory Thatcher, a public health professor, took it upon himself to censor speech at Fresno State University in California. (4/20/2020)

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Confronting a Major Threat to the Understanding of the First Amendment

We must work to ensure that college and university students understand their constitutional rights and that their university officials defend – not limit – those rights. (4/20/2020)

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Fresno State Sure Knows How to Pick ‘Em

Believe it or not, Randa Jarrar, who tweeted that she was "happy" Barbara Bush died, is actually an improvement when it comes to professors at Fresno State. (4/20/2020)

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Fresno State Sure Knows How to Pick ‘Em

Believe it or not, Randa Jarrar, who tweeted that she was "happy" Barbara Bush died, is actually an improvement when it comes to professors at Fresno State. (4/20/2020)

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This Professor Needs to be Reminded How the First Amendment Works

Public health professor Gregory Thatcher told a student at Fresno State University that “college campuses are not free speech areas.” (4/20/2020)

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Fresno State prof to pay $17K, undergo free speech training after censoring students’ pro-life expression

ADF represents Students for Life chapter in settlement of lawsuit (4/19/2020)