free speech

Ryan Poppe

One of the issues state lawmakers are examining ahead of the 2019 legislative session is whether or not the free speech of students on state college campuses is being protected. And that was exactly what members of the Senate State Affairs Committee asked campus presidents about during their panel discussion at Texas State University.


Texas State University

Members of the Texas Senate State Affairs Committee will exam this question Wednesday: Are students’ freedom of speech rights being squelched on state college campuses? The special legislative hearing at Texas State University in San Marcos follows the school's own high profile free speech conflict.


David Martin Davies / Texas Public Radio

City officials are looking into ways to remove financial requirements and simplify the process of coordinating public demonstrations between event organizers, The City of San Antonio and the San Antonio Police Department.

A screen grab of a photo of the banner displayed at the University of Texas-San Antonio campus.
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A banner proclaiming “America is our birthright” and referencing “blood and soil” was displayed on the main campus of the University of Texas-San Antonio last week.

From Texas Standard:

Two Houston-area high school students protesting the Pledge of Allegiance say their constitutional rights have been violated by their school districts – and they’re taking their protest to court.

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