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

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.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions gestures as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 13, 2017, before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about his role in the firing of James Comey, his Russian contacts during the campaign and his decision to recuse from an investigation into possible ties between …

Department of Justice Doubles Down on Campus Free Speech

The Department of Justice issued its second “statement of interest” Tuesday in support of students fighting against campus “speech codes” and other restrictions on free speech in higher education.

In the ongoing wave of silencing conservative voices on college …

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.