Florida

Lawmaker Aims to Halt Bias in Class · 05 April 2005

Filed under: Florida, Press Coverage

By David Karp—St. Petersburg Times Staff—04/06/05

TALLAHASSEE – Conservative-minded students sit in silence because they are afraid to express their views.

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Horowitz Champions Academic Bill of Rights in Florida · 05 April 2005

Filed under: Florida, Press Coverage

By Kimberly Miller--Palm Beach Post--04/06/05

TALLAHASSEE - Conservative activist David Horowitz wants free speech on Florida campuses protected, he told legislators Tuesday.

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University Officials Attack a Young Warrior · 05 April 2005

Filed under: Florida, Press Coverage

By David Horowitz--04/06/05

I was in Florida on Tuesday to testify before the Education Council chaired by Representative Dennis Baxley a courageous Florida legislator who has introduced an Academic Bill of Rights into the Florida House.

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Bill Calls for Balance in Universities · 05 April 2005

Filed under: Florida, Press Coverage

By Diane Hirth—DEMOCRAT CAPITOL BUREAU—04/06/05

An “academic freedom” bill described by sponsor Rep. Dennis Baxley as a counterweight to “bastions of liberal thought” in Florida universities is seen by others as an attack on free speech and an invitation to sue professors.

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Panel Debates Bill to Make Colleges Respect Students' Views · 05 April 2005

Filed under: Florida, Press Coverage

By the Associated Press--04/06/05

TALLAHASSEE -- When Rep. Dennis Baxley was in college, he knew his anthropology professor wasn't interested in hearing his conservative viewpoint.

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Florida Academic Freedom Policies Evaluation · 04 April 2005

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By Sara Dogan—04/04/05

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Victory for Academic Freedom in Florida · 24 March 2005

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By Sara Dogan--FrontPageMagazine.com--03/24/05

In a significant advance for academic freedom, a Florida House committee has approved Bill 837 which would institute an Academic Bill of Rights on that state's public college and university campuses.

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Florida House Committee Passes ABOR · 22 March 2005

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By Joe Follick--Ledger Tallahassee Bureau--03/23/05

TALLAHASSEE -- University students would be guaranteed "free inquiry and free speech" in the classroom under a bill approved by a House committee Tuesday.

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Letter to the St. Petersburg Times · 15 March 2005

Sara Dogan’s response to Bill a Sign of Lessons Unlearned

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Bill a Sign of Lessons Unlearned · 15 March 2005

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Editorial from the St. Petersburg Times (FL)--03/11/05

A Florida newspaper opposes the Academic Bill of Rights.

Read SAF response.

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