Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Suit Against Community College Challenges Campus Speech Restrictions

Suit was filed in an Oregon federal district court last week by a pro-life group and two Christian students challenging a community college's policies that require advance approval for speech activities on campus as well as limiting speeches and leafleting to certain speech zones.The complaint (full text) in Chemeketa Students for Life v. Members of the Chemketa Board of Education, (D OR, filed 5/5/2020) challenges the school's policies on free speech and vagueness grounds. ADF issued a press release announcing the filing of the lawsuit.