Some free speech is considered “harassment.”
Students at Iowa State University have been put on notice that if they don’t comply with the official “harassment” policy they risk putting their graduation on hold.
On Monday, a federal lawsuit was filed against the school by the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) group on behalf of student Robert Dunn for trampling on his constitutional rights. Dunn is a Christian and heads several politically conservative student groups on campus, including Young America’s Foundation and Young Americans for Freedom.
According to ADF, Iowa State requires students to undergo an online training program on its non-discrimination policies and procedures. Throughout the 118-slide course, the right to a student’s freedom of speech is never mentioned. At the end, the student must check a box that indicates he/she has “read, understood, and will comply with” all that was covered. Dunn was specifically told by faculty…
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