By Senior Legal Counsel Casey Mattox
Speak Up University Blog, Alliance Defense Fund
“Young Americans for Freedom has a post up responding to the latest example of this at Stony Brook University. Earlier this year the Student Government at Stony Brook University denied student activity funding to Young Americans for Freedom. The funding, generally available to a broad spectrum of other student groups was denied YAF because student government made the subjective determination that it is “too similar” to College Republicans.
Of course, this similarity rule was not applied to prevent funding for an array of left wing groups. Additionally, student government required groups seeking funding to submit a petition showing the signatures of approximately 800 students supporting funding for the group, including their phone number, address, and student ID numbers – a policy that favors popular groups and disfavors groups whose views are more controversial on campus (i.e. conservatism, evangelical Christianity, etc.)…”
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