Monday, June 17, 2019

Campus News

Here, you can find updates on TPUSA’s Chapter events and news!

Tinker, of Supreme Court Case Tinker v. Des Moines, Advocates for Student Free Speech

Screenshot/Twitter Mary Beth Tinker was only 13 years old when she chose to wear a black armband alongside her brother, John, their friend Chris Eckhardt...

10 Colleges That Fully Support Free Speech

Screenshot/Twitter Professor Debra Mashek of Harvey Mudd College and Professor Jonathan Haidt of New York University authored “10 Colleges Where You Won’t Have to Walk...

Gallup Poll: Are Students Comfortable With Different Views in the Classroom?

 Screenshot/Twitter Results from a Gallup Poll show that college students are more willing to express opposing viewpoints and be more oppositional in the classroom than almost...

Colorado Governor Signs Bill to Protect Freedom of Speech Rights

Screenshot/Twitter On Monday, June 3, Colorado Governor Jared Polis (D-CO) signed a law that aims to protect Free Speech for all students, citizens, and news...

Maine Attorney General To Study Free Speech On Campuses

Screenshot/Twitter On Monday, June 3, State of Maine's House Legislature passed a bill directing the Attorney General, Aaron Frey, to investigate whether any Maine public universities...

FREE SPEECH IN TEXAS: Senate Passes Campus Free Speech Bill

Screenshot/Twitter On Friday, May 17th, Texas House legislators passed a bill protecting the First Amendment on all public colleges. Bill 18 requires universities to create disciplinary...

University of Illinois Sued For Free Speech Policies

Screenshot/Twitter At the end of March, University of Illinois (UIUC) TPUSA campus coordinator, Joel Valdez, decided to take legal action against the University of Illinois...

Alabama Legislature Passes Campus Free Speech Bill

Screenshot/Twitter The Alabama Senate, on Thursday May 30, passed State Rep. Matt Fridy’s (R-Montevallo) HB 498, with a resounding vote of 24-1. HB 498 is intended to safeguard...

Study: More Than Half of College Students Believe Hate Speech is Not Free Speech

Screenshot/Twitter In a recent survey released earlier this month, the Knight Foundation found that 41% of college students believe that hate speech should not be protected...

State GOP Chairman: TPUSA Activists Attacked by Leftist Teachers

Screenshot/TwitterThe ideological clash over the limits of political speech that has been roiling college campuses across Connecticut is spilling over to a local high...