Two students at Georgia Tech, Ruth Malhotra and Orit Sklar, have filed suit against Georgia Tech and President Wayne Clough:
Policies aimed at protecting students from intolerance end up instead, discriminating against conservative students who speak out against homosexuality and feminism and other issues, said Georgia Tech senior Ruth Malhotra, a conservative Christian who has tangled with Tech’s higher-ups time and again in her four years on campus.
She and Tech junior Orit Sklar, an engineering major from New York who is president of Hillel, a Jewish student organization, filed a federal civil rights suit last month against President Wayne Clough and other top officials at Tech saying they fear they may face sanctions for expressing their views on campus and violating Tech’s student conduct guidelines. The suit is backed by a national Christian defense legal fund.
Malhotra, an international affairs major, said she’s been “stifled, hindered and threatened” during her academic career by administrators and professors for organizing events, like a protest of the play, “The Vagina Monologues,” that run counter to what she calls the Tech administration’s liberal bias.
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Here’s the complaint.
Here’s a press release sent out by the Georgia Association of College Republicans.