“Universities across the country should be put on notice that overbroad policies designed to chill student speech will not be tolerated,” said Speech First Executive Director Cherise Trump.
The University of Houston System has agreed to settle a federal suit with a group that accused it of imposing a policy that violated free speech by banning slurs, stereotypes, and other infractions.
A conservative, First Amendment rights group called Speech First and three University of Houston students sued the UH System in federal court, alleging that its anti-discrimination policy was a violation of their free speech.
A UH System statement obtained by the today!
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