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Conservative Prof wins discrimination lawsuit against UNC-Wilmington

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 9:30pm
Mike Adams UNC

University of North Carolina at Wilmington professor Michael Adams has won his discrimination lawsuit, in a jury verdict rendered today. The judge now will rule on damages.

The Jury Verdict form and Judgment are embedded at the bottom of this post.

Adams was the professor who wrote the viral response to another professor...

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We Still Stand With Ezra

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 9:49pm
Ezra Levant Stifle Free Speech

We previously wrote about the lawfare against Ezra Levant, We Stand With Ezra.

The case now is in trial, and Ezra has an update:

You can donate to Ezra’s defense fund here.

After you donate, sit back and enjoy Ezra’s Opening Statement in the 2008 Human Rights Commission case brought against him over the...

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Is Dartmouth now a due process danger zone for men?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 3:35pm
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Prof. KC Johnson, best known for his investigative work regarding abysmal university and faculty handling of the Duke Lacrosse case, has a post at Minding the Campus regarding a disturbing appointment at Dartmouth, ‘Why Have a Hearing? Just Expel Him’:

“Why could we not expel a student based on an allegation?” That...

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Not just Brown: The long history of liberal and anti-Israel campus shout downs

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 10, 2013 at 4:15pm
Ray Kelly Brown Students Shouting

In October, Brown University protesters prevented New York City Police Chief Ray Kelly from speaking.

During Kelly’s talk, titled “Proactive Policing in America’s Biggest City,” protesters loudly chanted slogans and read prepared text, drowning out Kelly. A university...

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Brown U. faculty supporter of anti-Ray Kelly protest also anti-Israel zealot

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 8:30pm
Ray Kelly Protesters on Street

I have been following various faculty reactions to the Ray Kelly shout-down, including from Political Science Professor Marion Orr who apologized for inviting Kelly, and Biology Professor Ken Miller who issued a forceful denunciation of the shout-down.

So when I saw an article in The Brown Daily Herald about a faculty panel...

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Brown Prof recalls when a real fascist came to campus, calls Ray Kelly shout down “a shameful day”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 1, 2013 at 8:35pm
Ray Kelly Brown Students Shouting

There was some real angry ugliness at Brown University Tuesday night, as NYC Police Commissioner Ray Kelly was shouted down and his lecture shut down.

There has been celebration in some circles at Brown, but not from Biology Professor Ken Miller, a Brown grad himself.

Miller wrote a wonderful letter to the Brown...

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Brown Prof apologizes for inviting Ray Kelly

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 8:15pm
(Forum at Brown University on October 30, 2013, regarding shout down of Ray Kelly)

We previously have reported on the shout down of NYC Police Commissioner Ray Kelly at Brown University on Tuesday, causing cancellation of his lecture:

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The angry face of the Brown U. shout down

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 11:27am
Jenny Li Brown University Protest Kelly2

Jenny Li is a Brown University student, a fellow at the People for the American Way Foundation, helps run Brown Asian Sisters Empowered, and is an environmental activist who is Executive Director of the Brown emPower environmental group:

She’s also someone who was

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Author at The Nation: Ray Kelly being shouted down “was glorious”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 6:22pm
Brown U Kelly Protester Jenny Li

In our two prior posts, we explained how NYC Police Commissioner Ray Kelly was shouted down at Brown University by protesters against NYC’s stop and frisk policy:

The protesters decided that others should not...

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Brown U. students shout down Ray Kelly

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 10:34pm
Brown U Protesters Kelly

Welcome to your modern American college campus.

Where the biggest mouths — almost always left-wing — shout down and shut down voices they don’t like.

Today it was NYC Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly. Prior to his appearance on campus, there was a petition drive demanding cancellation:

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We Stand With Ezra

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 8:15am
Ezra Levant Stifle Free Speech

We’ve written before about the travails of the Canadian Blazing Cat Fur blog against laware utilizing Canadian “hate” laws.

Now Ezra Levant, another Canadian blogger and outspoken critic of radical Islamic tactics in Canada, is fighting in court over a lawsuit filed several years ago, as reported in the Globe and Mail:

Controversial television...

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First Bloggers Amendment

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 9:48pm

In light of “questions” by both Lindsay Graham (since clarified) and Dick Durbin as to whether bloggers are entitled to First...

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Extremist ideas too “political” for 501(c)(4) status

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 7:00am

From Linda, spotted in Manchester, TN, near the forum at which government officials were speaking as to whether criticism of Islam could be a civil rights violation and the free speech counter-protest over the attempt to criminalize speech and shut down political discourse.

Because the photo was at night and the car’s rear lights were on the photo is not clear, but I think it’s legible:

Bumper Sticker - Manchester TN - Freedom and Liberty

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Yes, but only while wearing pajamas

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 27, 2013 at 4:24pm

Are bloggers entitled to constitutional protection, Dick Durbin wonders out loud.

I have a better question, are Senators entitled to anything?

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