Pro-Palestinian Protests Could Change Student Loan Forgiveness

By Bo Beard | May 9, 2024

No Bailouts for Campus Criminals Act

Nationwide protests in support of Palestine on college campuses have sparked a backlash, with Republicans aiming to make student loan forgiveness more challenging for participants. 

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The introduction of the No Bailouts for Campus Criminals Act by Republican Senator Tom Cotton of Arkansas seeks to prevent individuals arrested at pro-Palestine protests from receiving student loan forgiveness in the future. 

Biden's approval

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via CBS News

This move comes despite President Joe Biden's approval of measures to alleviate debt in the long run.