(Illinois Review) Under a settlement agreement negotiated by attorneys for The Rutherford Institute, an Illinois community college will allow two social activists previously banned from the college to hand out what might be perceived as "politically incorrect" informational flyers on campus.
The settlement was reached after a federal court ruled that Waubonsee Community College (WCC) likely violated the First Amendment by excluding Wayne Lela and John McCartney from campus on the basis of the content of their leaflets for the organization Heterosexuals Organized for a Moral Environment. WCC deemed the speech not "consistent with the philosophy, goals and mission of the college."
WCC has agreed to allow Lela and McCartney to hand out leaflets near entrances to the college's student center on various occasions over the next 10 years
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