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‘I was afraid to even defend myself’: Student sues university that restricted her speech on campus

by Kate Anderson


Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) filed a lawsuit against Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville (SIUE) after three no-contact orders allegedly chilled a student’s First Amendment rights.

 

The lawsuit was filed on behalf of SIUE student Maggie DeJong, who received the orders after allegedly offending a student with Christian rhetoric.

 

The “no-contact orders” barred her from any on- or off-campus activity where she may come in contact with the accuser.

 

“They discriminated against her speech,” DeJong’s lawyer Greg Walters told Campus Reform.”They threatened her future speech.”…


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