Tell University of Florida: Stop Muzzling Professors

Florida’s flagship university has been engulfed in controversy following reports the school prevented three professors from testifying as expert witnesses in a lawsuit against the administration of Gov. DeSantis. The lawsuit by voting rights organizations seeks to overturn the state’s restrictive elections law passed by the GOP legislators and signed into law by DeSantis in 2020. Tell University of Florida President Kent Fuchs: support academic freedom, quit acting on behalf of politicians including Gov. Ron DeSantis, and let the professors testify (feel free to personalize this letter, and mention if you are a UF student, alum or employee).

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