Identity of Speakers
Maggie Dejong is a graduate student in the University of Southern Illinois Edwardsville's Art Therapy Counseling Program
Incident Political Orientation:
- Was Speech Code incident
According to Alliance Defending Freedom, on February 10, 2022 Maggie DeJong received “no contact orders” from the university’s Office of Equal Opportunity, Access, and Title IX Coordination prohibiting her from having contact with certain classmates, allegedly because they believed that DeJong’s remarks concerning her political and religious beliefs constituted harassment. The orders required DeJong to have no contact or indirect communication with her classmates. The university also initiated an investigation into DeJong’s conduct. However, the university rescinded these orders and dropped its investigation within a month.