FIRE urges Reps to vote NO on House resolution targeting university presidents

Updated (Dec. 14, 2023): House Resolution 927 passed 303-126, with 3 members voting present and 2 members not voting. The resolution required a two-thirds vote to pass.

The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote today on House Resolution 927, which condemns the presidents of Harvard University, University of Pennsylvania, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for their testimony before Congress last week. 

Such a resolution threatens freedom of expression on college campuses by admonishing the presidents for rightly standing up to calls for blanket censorship of students. This afternoon, we sent an alert to members of Congress urging them to vote against the resolution. 

Read the email in full below:


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