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A Victory for David Horowitz's "Student Bill of Rights." By: Bob Cohen
WorldNetDaily.com | Tuesday, April 14, 2009


Elected student leaders at American River College in Sacramento, Calif., have adopted a resolution that seeks to protect classmates from the "anti-religious and political indoctrination" of professors and others on campus.

"I think we have accomplished a historic and very significant act today by passing this resolution to advocate for a Student Bill of Rights," said student Rep. George Popko, who authored the resolution.

The measure was adopted by an 8-1 vote.

"The purpose of the resolution is to go on record asking the administration to adopt the Student Bill of Rights as official campus policy," the 22-year-old councilman said.

The resolution models activist David Horowitz's "Student Bill of Rights," a bill which was introduced to the California senate as SB 5 in 2005.

Popko says he plans to present a Student Bill of Rights Resolution containing those provisions on May 3 before the General Assembly of the Student Senate of California Community Colleges, an organization representing 2.7 million college students.

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Bob Cohen was the director of the Mississippi Caravan of Music during the Freedom Summer of 1964. He is currently the Cantor at Temple Emanuel, Kingston, NY, songwriter, and a lecturer at Bard College. His group, The New World Singers inspired Bob Dylan to write “Blowin’ in the Wind” and they were the first to record it. It now appears on the Best of Broadside CD re-issue which was nominated for two Grammys in 2000.


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