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Gaza: Two PFLP terrorists killed when rocket they were firing exploded prematurely

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 30, 2018 at 9:30pm 7/30/2018 at 9:30pm
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This could become a series.

Call it the Palestinian Terrorist ‘Work Accident’ Series:

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In blow to anti-Israel profs, lawsuit against American Studies Association over BDS to stay in federal court

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 7, 2018 at 10:00am 7/7/2018 at 10:00am

The American Studies Association (ASA) was the first, and so far the only, major American academic association to adopt the academic boycott of Israel, part of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) call to isolate and cut ties with Israel and Israelis.

The fallout from the December 2013 ASA resolution was swift. The...

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Mandatory Diversity Week in Higher Education

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 8:00am 6/30/2018 at 8:00am

Progressive policies in academia are so popular that they have to be made mandatory.

Of course, diversity of thought is...

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Book Review: Anti-Zionism on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 28, 2018 at 6:00pm 5/28/2018 at 6:00pm
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The demonization and delegitimization of Israel and bigotry directed toward Jewish faculty, staff, and students is increasing at dramatic rates on university and college campuses.

In these supposedly intellectual spaces, virulently anti-Israel “scholars” and student-activists connected to, and supportive of, the global BDS (boycott, divestment, and sanctions) movement regularly:

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USC law professor Michael Simkovic’s absurd attack on me for defending campus free speech

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 30, 2018 at 9:00pm 4/30/2018 at 9:00pm
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Brian Leiter’s Law School Reports website, run by U. Chicago law professor Brian Leiter, isn’t a high traffic site, but it does have a following among people interested in the law professor profession.

So it is not surprising that some Legal Insurrection readers also read Leiter’s website. Several of those readers contacted...

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Gallup/Knight Survey shows free speech crisis for conservatives on campus is real

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 12, 2018 at 5:10pm 3/12/2018 at 5:10pm
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Gallup and the Knight Foundation released a survey of college students on the issue of free speech. The full report (pdf.) is here. I discuss the highlights below.

Liberal writers at Vox and elsewhere are furiously trying to preempt the fallout from the survey arguing that a majority of students say they...

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Court allows expanded lawsuit against American Studies Association and lead faculty activists over Israel Boycott

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 5:30pm 3/10/2018 at 5:30pm

The American Studies Association (ASA) adopted the Boycott, Divestment and Sanction (BDS) academic boycott of Israel in December 2013.

The academic boycott, which is considered a violation of academic freedom by the American Association of University Professors, was condemned by over 250 university presidents and numerous university associations.

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Lewis & Clark Law School protesters shout down and disrupt Christina Hoff Sommers

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 5, 2018 at 5:34pm 3/5/2018 at 5:34pm
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Christina Hoff Sommers was invited the the Lewis & Clark Law School Federalist Society chapter.

The “anti-fascist” coalition at the law school decided she should not be allowed to speak. Apparently having a different opinion, and fact checking the statistics behind claims of a campus rape crisis and wage differential makes...

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Deep State Desperation

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 8:00pm 12/16/2017 at 8:00pm

I appeared recently on The Dangerous Thinkers Podcast with Teri O’Brien.

We covered a number of topics, but the launching point was my October 12, 2017, 9th Anniversary post, Legal Insurrection is 9 years old, and filled with dread:

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For this selfie, I stood accused of cultural “appropriation”

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 8:00pm 12/10/2017 at 8:00pm

An excellent Open Letter to the President of the Vassar College from a Vassar alumnus, published in the student newspaper, is a must read as to what happened when I spoke at Vassar on “hate speech” and free speech. President Elizabeth Bradley’s response is here.

That letter exchange was the subject of...

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This Tampa Church is a real *safe space*

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 7:30am 11/18/2017 at 7:30am

Safe spaces are all the rage on campuses. The safety promised is not physical safety, but emotional safety from ideas that do not fit the progressive and social justice warrior narrative.

At Vassar College, my planned lecture on “hate speech” and free speech was so *scary* to the intolerant far-left that they...

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Lawsuit: BDS movement engineered takeover of American Studies Association

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 10, 2017 at 1:00pm 11/10/2017 at 1:00pm

The American Studies Association (ASA) passed an academic boycott of Israel in December 2013, along guidelines of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.

The ASA leadership backed the resolution, which was sent to the membership for a vote. Turnout for the onl...

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Top 10 College Campus Meltdowns After Trump’s 2016 Victory

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 7:00am 11/9/2017 at 7:00am
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After Trump’s shocking victory in the 2016 presidential election, liberal students on college campuses lost their collective minds.

In many cases, so did members of the faculty and administration.

Let’s take a walk down memory lane and examine some of the best examples.

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Report: Majority of Americans Reject Political Correctness, Leftist Intolerance of Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 1:00pm 11/7/2017 at 1:00pm
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Here at LI, we’ve covered the increasing, alarming, and widespread leftist intolerance for free speech in this country.  The radical left has decided and worked diligently to spread the dangerous notion that any ideas they deem offensive or objectionable should not be expressed, and if they are, there is the growing...

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Mueller proceeding as predicted: Rounding up the usual suspects and process crimes

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 7:15pm 11/1/2017 at 7:15pm
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Sorry I’ve been mostly absent the past week.

The Vassar meltdown threw me for a loop. I devoted much more time getting ready for the lecture due to the campus hysteria, and have had to devote more time than expected after the event starting the process of addressing the malicious lies spread...

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Fewer old-time pro-free speech liberals left on campuses

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 7:00am 10/31/2017 at 7:00am

I appeared on Monday evening, October 30, 2017, on the Mark Levin Show to talk about my recent experiences at Vassar College, as previously documented in these posts:

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New study: how anti-Israel faculty increase campus antisemitism

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 11:30am 10/24/2017 at 11:30am
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For a number of years we’ve been documenting anti-Israel activism on U.S. college campuses, carried out by student groups like Students for Justice in Palestine.

In these prior posts we’ve described many instances when this virulent anti-Israelism has crossed over the line into blatant anti-Jewish animus, including at schools like Vassar, Oberlin, ...

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