Campus Reform – Monday, after nearly one year of litigation in federal court, Young Americans For Freedom announced a $70,000 settlement with the University of California, Berkeley over the college’s restrictive campus speaker policy.
UC Berkeley agreed to pay the conservative organization $70,000, rescind the school’s “high-profile speaker policy,” retract its security fee policy, and abolish the so-called “hecklers’ veto,” which allowed protesters to shut down events featuring conservative speakers by triggering security concerns, according to YAF’s New Guard. . . .
According to the settlement, “all criteria for assessing major events must be applied in a viewpoint-neutral manner…”