WASHINGTON –Academic and Jewish leaders clashed at the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday over whether tougher laws are needed to protect Jewish students on college campuses. Opponents cautioned new legislation could impede free speech on college campuses, restrict anti-Israel political debate and could open a Pandora’s Box for other groups seeking their own laws. “It will...
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