Governments consider laws affecting free speech on campus

State legislators are threatening free expression in universities by proposing laws that stifle free speech. Arizona is considering a law that prevents public institutions from “formally recogniz[ing] a student organization that…promotes a foreign terrorist organization.” Pro-Palestinian students fear that they may find their freedoms curtailed. (Insight into Diversity, May 28, 2024, by Courtney Mullins)

House of Representative Republicans are working on legislation that would protect students’ free speech rights. (Inside Higher Education, March 18, 2024, by Katherine Knott)

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