Publication Date

March 1, 2007

Perspectives Section

AHA Activities

Whereas, The American Historical Association has already gone on record against the threat to academic freedom posed by the Academic Bill of Rights;

Whereas, Free and open discourse is essential to the success of research and learning on campus;

Resolved, That the American Historical Association opposes the use of "free speech zones," which are an unconstitutional restriction of civil liberties and restrict academic freedom.

Approved by the Business Meeting of the American Historical Association held on January 6, 2007, and accepted by the at its meeting on January 7, 2007.

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