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FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - FEBRUARY 17: Mercedes Kent joins other people after a school shooting that killed 17 to protest against guns on the steps of the Broward County Federal courthouse on February 17, 2018 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Earlier this week former student Nikolas Cruz opened fire with a …

Texas Universities Say Anti-Gun Protests Won’t Hurt Students’ Admissions

A number of Texas universities have joined the chorus of colleges nationwide encouraging high school students to participate in anti-gun walkouts and protests. They say it will not hurt prospective students’ chances for admission. Several institutions of higher learning even took to social media to share their messages supporting “civic engagement.”

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More Texas School Districts Ban Student Anti-Gun Protests During Class

As political action groups intensify their push for student walkouts that protest for stricter gun control laws following the Parkland, Florida, high school shootings, two more Texas school districts are standing their ground against using class time for demonstrations.

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The University of Missouri: Ground Zero in the New War on the First Amendment

A year ago, the world watched as a small Missouri town near St. Louis burned in the wake of months of turmoil over the shooting of a young man named Michael Brown. Recently, all eyes have turned back to the Show-Me State and its flagship school, the University of Missouri. Situated in the heart of the state, Mizzou has become the personification of racism, student activism, and rather inadvertently, the continuing erosion of our freedom.

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Some 1,100 Attend Yale ‘Race Teach-In,’ Mizzou Student Invited Speaker

As racial tensions simmer at campuses across the country, a Yale University event titled “A Moment of Crisis: Race at Yale Teach-In” drew more than 1,100 attendees. The event featured an invited phone-in speaker who is one of the organizer’s of the University of Missouri’s race-inspired protests.

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Hundreds of Yale Students Protest Alleged Racism on Campus

A twisted string of allegations about racism on the campus of Yale University led hundreds of students to protest Monday, just days after a conference on the future of free speech was disrupted by allegations of racism and two weeks after protests against alleged racism and cultural insensitivity were held over student Halloween costumes.