Strobl Addresses Free Speech

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Grosse Pointe Shores Resident Addresses Univeristy of Michigan Free Speech

Strobl Brings National Attention to First Amendment Rights

Grosse Pointe Shores, MI [Immediate Release]:  Grant Strobl, Grosse Pointe Shores, MI, as Chairman of Young Americans for Freedom (YAF), is addressing campus free speech across the country.

“The Michigan Daily, a campus newspaper in Ann Arbor, recently published an editorial voicing opposition to two free speech bills pending in the Michigan Senate on the grounds that hecklers should be allowed to veto speech,” said Strobl.  “The editorial not only has a perverted understanding of First Amendment jurisprudence, but also ignores the University of Michigan’s current policy.” 

Learn more about Strobl’s position on free speech here http://www.detroitnews.com/story/opinion/2017/07/04/strobl-free-speech-michigan-daily-editorial/103427202/

Strobl has written about free speech on college campuses and his opinions have been reported in several Michigan and national media outlets.  His recent column about targeting conservatives is here in Real Clear Politics https://www.realclearpolitics.com/2017/06/20/since_trump039s_election_targeting_of_conservatives_has_spiked_413467.html.  His column about the tripling of campus disruptions since Trump’s election is here in the Independent Journal Review http://ijr.com/opinion/2017/06/266063-yaf-number-conservative-events-disrupted-protestors-tripled-since-trumps-election/.

 

“Michigan universities should be forced to remove disruptors who unduly interfere with events held by student groups, regardless of speakers’ viewpoints” said Strobl.  “When the radicals break the law, they should face the consequences.”

 

Strobl, who is 21, attends the University of Michigan where he majors in International Studies and Political Science, with a minor in German. He is expected to graduate with the class of 2018.  He is also on Red Alert Politics prestigious “30 Under 30” list http://redalertpolitics.com/thirty-under-thirty-2016/grant-strobl/ .  Red Alert Politics reaches a monthly audience of a half million millennials. Strobl is also on Newsmax’ “30 under 30” list of influential young Republicans.  Learn more about the list here http://www.newsmax.com/TheWire/30-under-30-influential-young-republicans/2017/01/11/id/767932/    He is also an elected member of the 14th District Republican Congressional Executive Committee.

 

“Grant is using his YAF leadership role to address a critical issue on college campuses,” said Janine Kateff, 14th District Chairwoman.  “He continues to well represent his generation of campus conservatives. Our entire Executive Committee is proud of Grant.”

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