Following through on a promise he made last month at the Conservative Political Action Conference, President Trump signed an executive order on Thursday protecting free speech on college and university campuses.
As Christian Headlines previously reported, President Trump announced last month at the CPAC that he would be signing an executive order protecting free speech following a violent attack on a conservative student at the University of California, Berkeley.
Hayden Williams was punched in the face by a man at the end of February while helping a conservative campus group, Turning Point USA, set up a recruitment table.
According to CBN News, this is only one incident in a growing trend of silencing conservative students on college campuses.
As such, President Trump vowed to sign an order that would require colleges and universities to protect free speech – regardless of political or religious leanings – or they can lose federal research grant money.
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Source: Christian Headlines