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August 24, 2020

An Important Step in the Fight to Ban Chinese Confucius Institutes

Rachelle Peterson

Alabama state representative Tommy Hanes has unveiled a draft proposal to ban Confucius Institutes outright, a model we encourage legislators in the rest of the U.S. to follow.

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March 9, 2020

On Faculty Union Bans

Peter Wood

South Dakota has just become the fourth state to ban faculty unions at public universities, joining Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin.

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March 2, 2020

Arizona House Passes Intellectual Diversity Legislation

National Association of Scholars

HB 2238 passed in the Arizona House of Representatives after being introduced just three weeks prior. It is now the first campus intellectual diversity bill to advance in a state legislature.

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February 25, 2020

The New Wave of Intellectual Diversity Legislation

John David

Representatives from Arizona, Missouri, and Iowa have introduced intellectual diversity bills that may be part of a new wave of state-level legislation.

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February 14, 2020

Missouri and Iowa Legislators Introduce Campus Intellectual Diversity Bills

National Association of Scholars

Two more states have joined Arizona in introducing campus intellectual diversity legislation. 

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February 3, 2020

Arizona State Legislator Introduces Bill Modeled on Campus Intellectual Diversity Act

National Association of Scholars

Arizona State Representative Anthony Kern recently filed HB 2238, a new intellectual diversity bill focused on creating Offices of Public Policy Events. The bill is closely modeled after Stanley Kurtz...

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November 13, 2019

Washington Voters Reject Referendum 88

Peter Wood

Washington voters reject a legislative initiative to enforce racial preferences. 

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November 5, 2019

The Road to Implementing a Free Speech Bill in South Dakota

Peter Wood

H.B. 1807 passed the South Dakota legislature earlier this year, and now the Board of Regents must implement the free speech bill. Peter Wood offers his recommendations in this letter t...

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August 15, 2019

California Says Goodbye to "Hxrstory," For Now

National Association of Scholars

The California State Board of Education orders the state's proposed "Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum" be redesigned. The news is a small victory for sanity. 

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August 5, 2019

Senator Josh Hawley Takes Aim at Confucius Institutes

Rachelle Peterson

A Missouri congressman asks colleges in his state to reconsider their arrangements with the Chinese government. 

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