Gov. Ron DeSantis’ administration threatened last month to deactivate chapters of a student group that both celebrated Hamas’ slaughter of thousands of civilians and claimed common cause with the terrorists. Although that deactivation has yet to happen and now appears unlikely, leftists nevertheless appear keen to chasten the state of Florida for even raising the possibility.
The ACLU and Palestine Legal filed a
lawsuit Thursday claiming that Florida education officials and DeSantis violated students’ First Amendment rights by ordering the deactivation of the University of Florida Students for Justice in Palestine.
Students for Justice in Palestine is a network of radical anti-Israel student groups across the United States which
reportedly began at the University of California, Berkeley, in the early 1990s. The national outfit, the stated aim of which is to ensure the hundreds of chapters are “connected, disciplined, and equipped with the tools necessary to achieve Palestinian liberation,” disseminated a “Day of Resistance” tool kit days after the Oct. 7 Hamas terror attacks, referring to the slaughter of thousands of Israeli civilians and dozens of…
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