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Free Speech

Wrongly-Named “Free Speech Zones” Are History in Florida as Governor Scott Announces He’ll Sign SB 4 Into Law

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Tallahassee, FL – Today, Generation Opportunity-Florida (GO-FL) applauded Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) for announcing that he’ll sign Senate Bill 4, known as the Florida Excellence in Higher Education Act of 2018. The bill includes a provision ending wrongly-named “free speech zones” which, in reality, restrict students from exercising their constitutionally-protected…

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LISTEN: GenOpp Field Director Asks, “Isn’t Exchanging Ideas What College Is All About?”

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Recently, Generation Opportunity-Florida’s Demetrius Minor joined the Brian Mudd Show on WIOD-Miami to discuss the importance of preserving and protecting freedom of expression on college campuses. Currently, Florida state legislators are debating legislation that would put an end to so-called “free speech zones” on Florida’s publicly-funded college and university campuses….

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12 Days of Free Speech [Day 7]: North Carolina’s University System Can Become a Bastion of Free Thought

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The North Carolina University Board of Governors votes today on a system-wide free expression protection policy. This measure would protect students’ right to engage in spontaneous, unregistered free speech, so long as the activity is lawful and does not “materially and substantially disrupt the functioning of the constituent institution.” For…

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