News Ticker >
[ September 14, 2019 ]

Saturday Night Cinema: Town Without Pity

[ September 14, 2019 ]

WATCH: Horrifying Attack Unfolds On Man By Somali Mob In Ilhan Omar’s District

[ September 14, 2019 ]

Alabama Muslima pleads guilty to charge she tried to get money to Islamic terror group

[ September 14, 2019 ]

Saudi Arabia Shuts Down Half Its Oil Output After Iran Attacks With Drones

[ September 14, 2019 ]

WATCH: Muslim migrant boy threatens to slaughter girl for being a Christian

[ September 14, 2019 ]

Elan Carr Becomes 1st US Special Envoy On Antisemitism To Acknowledge The Disproportionate, Global Pandemic...

[ September 14, 2019 ]

Another HOSTAGE: Iran Seizes Australian University academic Dr. Kylie Moore-Gilbert

[ September 14, 2019 ]

PRESIDENT TRUMP DISCUSSED ‘MUTUAL DEFENSE TREATY’ BETWEEN ISRAEL, U.S. WITH NETANYAHU

[ September 14, 2019 ]

Antisemitic flyers left on Indianapolis Jewish Community Buildings

[ September 14, 2019 ]

Terror-Tied CAIR has 20 Year Veteran of Missouri Police Force Fired

Alabama Governor Signs Bill Banning Free Speech Zones From Public College Campuses

40

Absurd but necessary because of the left’s war on free speech. The whole of country is a free speech zone, if the Dems don’t like it, let them move to Iran.

It not only designates outdoor areas as an unregulated “forum for members of the campus community,” but explicitly protects “any speaker whom the institution’s student organizations or faculty have invited.”

Schools can’t use the threat of ruinous security fees, enabled by hecklers, to dissuade members of the campus community from inviting certain speakers. They are barred from charging fees based on “protected expressive activity,” the content of guest’s speech, or the “anticipated reaction or opposition” of the audience.

My colleagues and I have been banned fro college campuses these last few years. Let’s see if this moves the dial.

Alabama Governor Signs Bill Banning Free Speech Zones From Public College Campuses

By Mike LaChance, Legal Insurrection, June 8, 2019:

“after contentious debate in the House and virtually drama-free passage in the Senate”

Excellent news. Maybe this will become a trend across the country.

The College Fix reports:

Alabama governor signs bill banishing ‘free speech zones’ from public colleges

Alabama has been in the news frequently this year, and its Republican governor has just given it another reason to stand out: It’s the latest state to ban so-called free speech zones on public college campuses.

Gov. Kay Ivey signed HB 498 into law Thursday after contentious debate in the House and virtually drama-free passage in the Senate. Thanks to a Democratic amendment, public colleges will have a full year before the legislation takes effect.

According to Alabama-focused Yellowhammer News, 26 House Democrats voted against the free speech bill but only one Democratic senator did the same – after blowing up at Republican House sponsor Matt Fridy. Four Senate Democrats voted for the measure; Billy Beasley said he thought “the issue was representative of the people in my district or in the best interest of the state of Alabama.”

It not only designates outdoor areas as an unregulated “forum for members of the campus community,” but explicitly protects “any speaker whom the institution’s student organizations or faculty have invited.”

Schools can’t use the threat of ruinous security fees, enabled by hecklers, to dissuade members of the campus community from inviting certain speakers. They are barred from charging fees based on “protected expressive activity,” the content of guest’s speech, or the “anticipated reaction or opposition” of the audience.

They are barred from letting hecklers “materially and substantially” disrupt events and must adopt “a range of disciplinary sanctions” for campus community members who disrupt.

The Truth Must be Told

Your contribution supports independent journalism

Please take a moment to consider this. Now, more than ever, people are reading Geller Report for news they won't get anywhere else. But advertising revenues have all but disappeared. Google Adsense is the online advertising monopoly and they have banned us. Social media giants like Facebook and Twitter have blocked and shadow-banned our accounts. But we won't put up a paywall. Because never has the free world needed independent journalism more.

Everyone who reads our reporting knows the Geller Report covers the news the media won't. We cannot do our ground-breaking report without your support. We must continue to report on the global jihad and the left's war on freedom. Our readers’ contributions make that possible.

Geller Report's independent, investigative journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce. But we do it because we believe our work is critical in the fight for freedom and because it is your fight, too.

Please contribute to our ground-breaking work here.


Make a monthly commitment to support The Geller Report – choose the option that suits you best.

Contribute Monthly - Choose One

Have a tip we should know? Your anonymity is NEVER compromised. Email tips@thegellerreport.com

Pin It on Pinterest