Dec 19, 2008
Show 295 F.I.R.E on Campus. Foundation for Individual Rights in Education. Audio version of 3 short documentaries. Audio MP3. 49 minutes 11MB
This video, directed and produced by "Indoctrinate U" director Evan Coyne Maloney and Andrew Marcus, serves as an introduction ... to FIRE, its principles and issues, and its commitment to liberty on campus. It then turns to FIRE's case at San Francisco State University, where students endured a months-long investigation for stomping on Hamas and Hezbollah flags during an anti-terrorism protest.
This short film highlights FIRE's fight against Valdosta State University's (VSU's) unconstitutional free speech zone policy and chronicles FIRE's ... victory on behalf of VSU student T. Hayden Barnes, who was expelled for engaging in a peaceful protest. Featuring on-the-scene interviews with Barnes; his attorney, noted First Amendment lawyer Robert Corn-Revere; and FIRE President Greg Lukianoff, this video illustrates the impact of FIRE's work and explains why VSU remains a priority in FIRE's fight for student rights on campus.
This episode of the PBS "Voices of Vision" television series documents FIRE's efforts to defend fundamental rights at the ... University of North Carolina - Greensboro, where students faced discipline for protesting an unconstitutional "free speech zone," and at the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, which had banned RAs from leading voluntary Bible studies in their own dorm rooms and on their own time. The film also features an in-depth look at how FIRE selects and conducts its defense of individual rights on campus, including a nuts-and-bolts look at FIRE's operations.
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