Young Americans for freedom have claimed to discriminate against that of UC Berkeley. Some members are seen to be at a YAL convention in Washington, DC
A student libertarian group at the University of California, Berkeley, has asked the Federal government to intervene, judge, in a campus dispute.
The campus Chapter of Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) claimed that campus administrators have reported so far, he is denied the privileges of a recognized student organization, the San Francisco Chronicle.
The campus recently decided that the group could not formally recognized because of its similarity to another group – Cal-Libertarian and suggested that the two groups merge.
Information about the groups ” reaction to the merger proposal was not available. But YAL offered his view on the impact of the lack of registered status.
The young Americans for freedom filed a lawsuit against the Federal UC Berkeley Monday for alleged First Amendment violationhttps://t. co/AC7n091Lin
— The Daily Californian (@dailycal) 4. December 2017
“Because UC Berkeley has excluded Young Americans for the freedom of Registered Student organization status and all the benefits that you will not accompany the group to reserve space, load-in speaker, or access to the pool of funds, which includes their tuition,” the students group said in a statement.
On Monday, the group, UC President Janet Napolitano, Chancellor Carol Christ, and other campus officials in the U.S. district court in Oakland, California, sued.
According to the suit, UC Berkeley has recognized 1,000 in the first line of liberal students groups, many of which overlap-such as the Queer Student Union and the Queer Alliance & Resource Center, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.
The lawsuit further claims that the decision to refuse or to delay formal recognition of young Americans for freedom against the’ students ‘ constitutional rights to freedom of expression, freedom of Association, and equal protection.
Dan Mogulof, a spokesman for the UC Berkeley dismissed the indictment on the campus, ” recent recognition of the “Berkeley Conservative society.”
A statement from UC Berkeley, said that no final decision has been made, and the process is not yet complete.
UC Berkeley has experienced, the previous dispute with conservative numbers on your campus. In February, right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos is a scheduled cancelled talk, when rioters caused $ 100,000 damage, to protest on the campus, his arrival.
In April, right-wing extremism expert Ann Coulter cancelled a planned speech at UC Berkeley the restricted to the campus, when and where they could talk. The organizers sued, UC Berkeley, claimed that the administrators were biased against conservative students.
UC Berkeley spent $800,000 on the security for Yiannopoulos, when he again for 15 minutes in September.
Young Americans for freedom was founded in the year 2008 at the end of the Libertarian candidate Ron Paul’s presidential campaign. According to his website, he 917 chapters nationwide.