A group of House Republicans has introduced a new bill to prohibit “political tests” in the admission, hiring, and promotion of college students and staff to fight against “woke ideology” on American university campuses.
Reps. Elise Stefanik (NY), Fred Keller (PA), and Glenn Grothman (WI) presented the “Restoring Academic Freedom on Campus Act of 2022’’ on Wednesday to help fight back against “far left” bias at colleges across the nation.
“I will always stand up for freedom of speech and freedom of thought on college campuses,” Stefanik said in a statement. “Instead of encouraging diversity of ideas, some institutions of higher education are shamefully acting as gatekeepers to ensure their faculty, staff, and students all ascribe to Far Left woke ideology.”
Instead of creating intolerant political monoculture, universities should