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Fordham Finds New, Equally Unacceptable Justification for Denying Recognition to Students for Justice in Palestine - FIRE
Yet again, another university seems to have forgotten the first law of holes: When you find yourself in one, stop digging. On Wednesday, FIRE and the National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC) publicly called on Fordham University to reverse its viewpoint discriminatory refusal to recognize a prospective Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) chapter. In our January 25 letter, we explained that refusal to recognize a student organization on the grounds that administrators disagreed with the group’s viewpoints and believed that the group’s expression would be “polarizing” violated the explicit promises of freedom of expression that Fordham makes to students. Unfortunately, …