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Reclaiming Your Freedom to Live Your Beliefs on Campus

Universities ought to encourage the sharing of ideas, but many campuses discriminate against and censor Christians.
But you have a right to be heard.

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Alliance Defending Freedom is Fighting to Ensure Your Freedom in Three Key Areas

Academic Freedom

Professors and students have the right to express their faith in academia.

Free Speech

You have the right to express your views on campus.

Access and Association

Your group has the same right to resources and to choose members that align with your beliefs as other campus groups.

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What We're Doing About It

Over 400

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Thousands

of students'

and professors' rights protected by our legal wins

Over 200

University campuses

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Student Rights on University Campuses

Public universities have a rich heritage of promoting free speech. They’re often described as the “marketplace of ideas.” But today, at many universities, one group of students is marginalized and silenced.

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Can my school tell me not to speak on certain topics because they could be offensive?

 

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Religious Freedom

Great News! Court Orders Florida State to Pay Jack Denton as Student Senate President

A court acknowledged that Jack’s free speech rights were violated and ordered Florida State to pay him as president of the Student Senate while the lawsuit continues.

Religious Freedom

ADF and ACLU on the Same Side in Chike’s Supreme Court Case

When two organizations who often go head-to-head in courtrooms across the country come together on the same side of an issue, it’s worth paying attention.

Religious Freedom

WATCH: Why a Public College Had These Volunteers Arrested

Three volunteers for the organization Young Americans for Liberty were arrested for distribution. But they weren't distributing anything illegal.