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Why the University Must Be a “Marketplace of Ideas”

If those exiting college do not value the First Amendment, where will that leave our society? (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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Universities to the U.S. Supreme Court: We Want To Discriminate Against Students' Religious Expression

Several prominent national associations of universities yesterday told the U.S. Supreme Court (amazingly) that they agree with the University of Wisconsin that public universities should be free to single out student religious expression, and exclude it from university forums opened for all student speech. (4/19/2020)

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First Trigger Warnings, Now Vandalism for Pro-Life Display on “Inclusive” Ohio Campus

A video provided to Campus Reform shows a student at Miami University of Ohio, Hamilton (MUOH) vandalizing a pro-life display on campus. (4/20/2020)

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When the Mission of a Conservative Student Group Doesn’t “Align” with the Mission of the College

The ADF Center for Academic Freedom has filed suit against Lone Star College on behalf of the Young Conservatives of Texas. (4/20/2020)

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The 2011 Sweet Sixteen of Liberty: Southeast Region

This year’s NCAA Men’s Tournament has been very exciting—so far, seventeen games have been decided by five points or less. But we know you all have really been saving your excitement for our picks for the rest of the tournament, based on the schools’ commitment to respecting the First Amendment rights of their students. (4/29/2021)

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The Speech Police at the University of Florida

Since when did a difference of opinion or thought become a threat that needed to be shut down? (8/3/2020)

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University of Wisconsin Pays Almost $500,000 for Violating Religious Liberties

Last week, the University of Wisconsin paid almost $500,000 to the Alliance Defense Fund for violating the First Amendment rights of Badger Catholic, the Catholic student organization on campus. (5/4/2021)

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30 Years Later, Don't Forget Widmar

Yesterday marked the 30th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision in Widmar v. Vincent. Perhaps you've never heard of this case, or perhaps you don't really care. But you should. For Widmar is the cornerstone of modern religious liberty jurisprudence. (4/29/2021)

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After the Election: Defending the First Amendment on Campus

If we are to pass along freedom to the next generation we must ensure that the campuses where they are taught model those freedoms today. (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. (8/3/2020)