First Amendment right to drag show? Texas students ask Supreme Court for emergency ruling

Students at a university in the Texas Panhandle have asked the Supreme Court to rule that they have a First Amendment right to hold a charity drag show on campus, an emergency request they hope will allow them to put on the show this month.

It’s another side of the roiling debate over campus speech that has included challenges from the right about whether efforts to confront bias on campus intimidate students who want to speak their mind.

In this challenge from the left, students have been fighting with officials at West Texas A&M University since the school’s president canceled last year’s planned drag show.

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