Republican bill prohibits political tests by colleges, warns Far Left woke ideology taking over
September 22, 2022 | New York, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin
A handful of House Republicans are pushing a new bill that would prohibit the use of “political tests” in the admission, hiring and promotion of college students and faculty, and warns that “Far Left woke ideology” is taking over university campuses.
The legislation led by GOP Conference Chair Elise Stefanik of New York, Rep. Fred Keller, R-Pa., and Rep. Glenn Grothman, R-Wis., is necessary to foster the healthy competition of ideas and shut down “intolerant political monoculture,” they told Fox News Digital.
The bill, the ‘‘Restoring Academic Freedom on Campus Act of 2022’’ states that any institution that receives federal funding through the Higher Education Act of 1965 “may not consider, require, or discriminate on the basis of a political test in the admission, appointment, or promotion of, or granting of tenure to, any covered individual.”… (Excerpt from Fox News)