Campus Free Speech

Texas Lawmakers Probe Issue of Free Speech on College Campuses

The Texas Senate Committee on State Affairs heard testimony from university officials, students, and the public this week on the topic of free speech and concerns over dwindling First Amendment rights on college campuses which often impact conservatives.

The University of Texas at Austin is the flagship of America’s wealthiest public university system. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Texas Rep. Removed from Campus Event after BLM Demands Shutdown

In the ongoing wave of silencing conservative voices on college campuses, Texas can add Representative Briscoe Cain (R-Deer Park) to the list. Last week, the freshman lawmaker found his speaking engagement at Texas Southern University (TSU) shut down by Black Lives Matter protesters.

In the ongoing wave of silencing conservative voices on college …