Explore the debate and science of First Amendment Issues.

June 21, 2023

Getting Academic Freedom Right

J. Scott Turner

The Academic Freedom Alliance just filed an amicus curiae brief with the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in the case of Pernell and Novoa v. Lamb. But are they truly defend......

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May 3, 2019

Free to Speak: A Toolkit for Reforming the Higher Education Act

National Association of Scholars

Do you want to protect free thought on campus? Help NAS reform the Higher Education Act by using the tools in this handy toolkit!

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May 1, 2019

Toolkit and Conference Call on “Free to Speak”

Rachelle Peterson

Join the NAS this Friday, May 3rd as we discuss free speech protections for the Higher Education Act. 

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April 22, 2019

Free to Speak: Reforming the Higher Education Act

National Association of Scholars

More than 100 scholars and writers call on Congress to strip public universities of eligibility for federal student loans when they violate the First Amendment. 

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March 8, 2019

A Campus Free Speech Executive Order

Our recommendations for executive action on Free Speech. 

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May 24, 2018

NAS Applauds Ted Cruz's Stop Higher Education Espionage and Theft Act

National Association of Scholars

NAS is pleased to see the introduction of this new bill which provides further transparency of foreign governments' activities on American campuses.

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March 16, 2018

From Suffrage to Suppression: Women Now Lead in Anti-Speech Sentiment

Keli Carender

Free speech advocates must figure out why women support restrictions on free speech at a higher rate than men.

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March 1, 2018

A Resource for Donors Seeking Best Ways to Give

Martin Morse Wooster

Martin Wooster recommends NAS to donors as an organization that promotes intellectual diversity on college campuses.

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February 27, 2018

Anti-Israel Protesters Disrupt Event at UVA

Peter Wood

A panel featuring Israeli military reservists was shouted down last Thursday night at the University of Virginia.

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