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Virginia Tech sued by group claiming university policies stifle right-wing speech | Local News



Virginia Tech was sued in federal court Thursday by a conservative, free-speech group that claims the university’s policies stifle students’ expression of right-wing views on campus.




Virginia Tech was sued in federal court Thursday by a conservative, free-speech group that claims the university’s policies stifle students’ expression of right-wing views on campus.

Speech First, Inc., a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit launched in 2018, alleges the university’s harassment, discrimination and “bias-related incidents” policies are vague and could punish speech protected by the First Amendment.

The lawsuit claims that three Virginia Tech students — identified in court records

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Kansas state Sens. Molly Baumgardner, left, R-Louisburg, and Renee Erickson, right, R-Wichita, confer with Rep. Kristey Williams, center, R-Augusta, after a session of negotiations on education policy, Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at the Statehouse in Topeka.