Compounding the victimization, a number of prominent colleges and universities have failed to adequately enforce campus and legal policies designed to protect students against religious and ethnic harassment. Additionally, the current U.S. Department of Education under President Obama has failed to vigorously enforce civil rights anti-harassment and discrimination prohibitions against colleges and universities that receive federal funding, allowing a toxic atmosphere of mistrust, hate and violence against Jewish and Christian students to fester on many campuses.
Because of this the Southeastern Legal Foundation has stepped in with its Student Freedom & Safety Project to stem the tide of harassment against Jewish and Christian students and their organizations.
This week on FOT, Todd Young, Executive Director for Southeastern Legal Foundation,
will join us to discuss the project
and concerns about the religious freedom rights of students. Southeastern Legal
is an Atlanta-based constitutional public interest law firm and national policy
center. Todd has served with the Foundation since 1994, directing policy,
outreach and media relations programs. Listed since 1998 in The Heritage
Foundation's Guide to Public
Policy Experts, he is published regularly in national newspapers and
magazines and appears on television news and radio programs. He received a B.A.
in English from Davidson College, Davidson, NC, and a J.D. from Georgia State
University College of Law.
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