Supporters of Students for Justice in Palestine rallied on the Manhattan campus of Fordham University to protest a ban on the group by the school's administration, as well as a threat of disciplinary action against one of its leaders, Sapphira Lurie, by Fordham Dean of Students Keith Eldredge. (Photo by Joe Catron/flickr/cc)
Free Speech

Poll: Americans Oppose the ‘Anti-Semitism Awareness Act’

Proponents of the bill claim it would protect Jewish students from anti-Semitic harassment. Opponents argue the bill would undermine free speech, and is a thinly-disguised gag order designed to quash criticism of Israel in academia.