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 2018-04-21 20:40 

Reason.com

Do Ordinary Speakers Have Lesser First Amendment Rights Than Newspapers Do?...
 2018-04-20 21:57 

Raw Story

School bus driver whines about freedom of religion after being caught forcing kids to pray — again...

A pastor moonlighting as a school bus driver in Minnesota who has twice been caught proselytizing to children complained that being taken off his route for leading children in prayer violates his First Amendment rights. Hemant Mehta at Patheos' "T...

 2018-04-20 04:01 

LewRockwell.com

Alternative Media's Free Speech Rights...

The National Press Club hosted a press conference in Washington, D.C. on April 10, 2018 that revealed important news about the strategic attack on free speech and First Amendment rights directed at alternative media. It's unlikely many are aware of th...

 2018-04-19 17:56 

FOX Chattanooga

CARTA workers union files lawsuit, brings concerns to board...

The union representing CARTA workers has filed a lawsuit against the board.CARTA workers said their First Amendment rights were being violated because they weren't allowed to publicly address the board at the meetings, but that changed Thursday.Half a...

 2018-04-19 13:40 

Chicago Tribune

Joliet Junior College settles suit over student's claim of First Amendment rights violation...

Joliet Junior College will pay a student rights group $30,000 as part of a settlement stemming from a lawsuit alleging the college violated a student's First Amendment rights when she was prohibited from passing out flyers on campus. The suit, filed i...

 2018-04-19 04:00 

Times Free Press

Bus drivers union sues CARTA over limits on speaking to board...

Transit workers for the Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority, or CARTA, have filed a lawsuit against the authority, claiming their first amendment rights have been hindered at the monthly board meetings....

 2018-04-15 19:13 

Washington Times

The American Civil Liberties Union yields to the siren songs of the left...

Remember when the American Civil Liberties Union was a staunch defender of First Amendment rights? The ACLU even defended the right of American Nazis to march in Skokie, Ill., the home of thousands of Holocaust survivors. Well, nowadays the ACLU is but a ...

 2018-04-13 09:00 

NY Times

Do You Trust Facebook?...

Do you think Facebook and other social media platforms should be regulated by the government? Or would doing so infringe First Amendment rights and discourage further innovation?...

 2018-04-12 04:00 

Times Free Press

Grundy County High School student arrested over valedictorian flap...

It's still not clear exactly what landed a Grundy County (Tenn.) High School senior in jail last week, a move he said is a violation of his First Amendment rights....

 2018-04-12 00:03 

USA Today

Wisconsin high schooler sues principal who banned T-shirts depicting guns...

Banning Second Amendment shirts violates his First Amendment rights, student claims in suit against principal....

 2018-04-11 22:15 

The Sacramento Bee

No, Mark Zuckerberg. AI won't cleanse Facebook of hate speech whatever that is...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told Congress on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, that artificial intelligence may soon help detect hate speech. Republican senators John Thune and Ben Sasse questioned the definition, and could impinge on First Amendment rights....

 2018-04-11 14:55 

Baltimore Sun

Not surprising [Editorial]...

Harford County people keep using their First Amendment rights to protect their Second Amendment rights, even as two bills aimed at arming teachers and parishioners failed in the state legislature....

 2018-04-10 15:06 

Inquisitr

Laura Ingraham Says Her First-Amendment Rights Are Being Attacked: They Are Not [Opinion]...

Laura Ingraham vowed on her show Monday night to fight "Stalinist forces" and " bullies on the left " who are attempting to "cut off" her "free speech." Clearly, Laura Ingraham doesn't understand the First Amendment and...

 2018-04-09 23:26 

New Haven Register

Yale police accuse university of violating officer's First Amendment rights...

NEW HAVEN - Yale University police, who say one of their primary jobs is to protect students engaged in protests, are accusing the university of violating the officer's First Amendment rights.Without a contract since June 2016, the university police p...

 2018-04-08 23:45 

Star Tribune

First Lutheran Church sues St. Paul in federal court over conditions placed on homeless shelter...

First Lutheran says its First Amendment rights are being violated with restrictions on how it can help the poor....

 2018-04-07 03:58 

KABB

[ FOX San Antonio ]

Second amendment activist suing police officer for violating her constitutional rights...

OLMOS PARK, TX - Second Amendment advocate is suing an Olmos Park police officer after she claims he restricted her first amendment rights.In the lawsuit she claims she was shoved, her phone and camera knocked out of her hands while she was recording an a...

 2018-04-06 17:36 

Christian Science Monitor

Social Media threats and school: The scramble to balance safety, justice...

About half of the threats made in the days since the Parkland shooting have come from online, based on one estimate. Educators and law enforcement are faced with balancing school safety and justice including First Amendment rights when they investigate....

 2018-04-05 15:01 

WPMT

[ FOX Harrisburg ]

Maryland-based dairy farmer looking to expand to Pennsylvania sues FDA over its skim milk requirements...

HARRISBURG -- A Maryland-based dairy farmer looking to expand into Pennsylvania is suing the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in federal court, saying the agency is violating his First Amendment rights by forcing him to lie to customers by labeling his p...

 2018-04-05 10:05 

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Students, teachers rally for education...

Recently, students nationally and internationally participated in marches around the world to protest gun violence. I commended them for being citizens and using their First Amendment rights....

 2018-04-04 23:54 

azfamily.com

[ KTVK-3TV ]

Ex-DPS scientist claims he was retaliated against for court testimony...

The former employee said his First Amendment rights were violated and he was retaliated against....

 2018-04-04 20:46 

Washington Post

The woman who got fired for flipping off President Trump just sued her former employer...

Juli Briskman, the Virginia cyclist famous for her middle-finger salute, argues the government contracting firm violated her First Amendment rights...

 2018-04-04 16:20 

Infowars.com

Alex Jones to Make National Press Club Speech Addressing Lawsuits Against Infowars...

First Amendment rights under attack....

 2018-04-03 19:50 

ScienceDaily.com

Professor makes legal case for schools to challenge cyberbullies...

Student bullying on the internet could be headed for a showdown with a 50-year-old U.S. Supreme Court case that granted expansive First Amendment rights to kids in public school. When it does, one expert is ready to make the case for challenging the offen...

 2018-04-03 04:00 

EurekAlert

Professor makes legal case for schools to challenge cyberbullies...

Student bullying on the internet could be headed for a showdown with a 50-year-old U.S. Supreme Court case that granted expansive First Amendment rights to kids in public school. When it does, University of Illinois journalism professor Benjamin Holden, t...

 2018-04-03 00:23 

WGXA

[ Macon ]

Warner Robins citizens worried proposed resolution violates First Amendment rights...

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. -- Warner Robins city council tabled a resolution on Tuesday that would create rules on how citizens should act during city council meetings. Currently citizens can speak as much as they want during time allotted for public comments, bu...

 2018-04-02 22:41 

Techdirt

Judge Blocks Iowa Town From Shutting Down Or Suing Resident Over His Critical Website...

The government of a small town in Iowa has just received a slapdown from a US federal court. The public servants running Sibley, Iowa -- pop. ~3,000 -- decided it was going to eliminate one resident's First Amendment rights because he wouldn't sto...

 2018-04-02 14:34 

Maryland Daily Record

ACLU, Hogan settle lawsuit over Facebook page...

Gov. Larry Hogan has settled a lawsuit with four residents who claimed the governor's social media policies violated their First Amendment rights....

 2018-03-31 22:07 

The Sun Journal

[ NH ]

Leavitt students say they were singled out during walkout...

TURNER — Two students who carried pro-Second Amendment signs during a Leavitt Area High School walkout March 21 said their First Amendment rights were violated when they were sent home after refusing to give up their signs before returning to class....

 2018-03-30 15:54 

Breitbart.com

Student Launches Pro-Life Walkout: 'I Want to Test if There's a Double Standard'...

A Sacramento, California, high school junior's plan for a national student walkout on April 11 is inspired by his pro-life values and his strong conviction that all students have First Amendment rights to stand for their principles....

 2018-03-30 10:44 

WSOC-TV

[ Charlotte, NC ]

Lincolnton man charged after profane defense of anti-Trump online post...

A heated Facebook exchange over President Donald Trump brought Secret Service agents to a North Carolina man's door. But it wasn't until he made a profane defense of his First-Amendment rights that they slapped him with a criminal charge....

 2018-03-30 10:38 

Techdirt

School Sells Out Students' First Amendment Rights, Apologizes And Deletes Article Containing Controversial Images...

This line of thinking can never be reinforced too often by public officials: the First Amendment is great but only if your speech doesn't offend someone powerful. (via Adam Steinbaugh ) A California high school took matters into its own hands -- not e...

 2018-03-29 18:48 

The Fayetteville Observer

Man charged after profane defense of anti-Trump online post...

RALEIGH, N.C. — A heated Facebook exchange over President Donald Trump brought Secret Service agents to a North Carolina man's door. But it wasn't until he made a profane defense of his First-Amendment rights that they slapped him with a cri...

 2018-03-29 17:14 

Washington Post

Man charged after profane defense of anti-Trump online post...

A heated Facebook exchange over President Donald Trump brought Secret Service agents to a North Carolina man's door. But it wasn't until he made a profane defense of his First-Amendment rights that they slapped him with a criminal charge....

 2018-03-29 17:13 

National Post

Man charged after profane defence of anti-Trump online post...

RALEIGH, N.C. — A heated Facebook exchange over President Donald Trump brought Secret Service agents to a North Carolina man's door. But it wasn't until he made a profane defence of his First-Amendment rights that they slapped him with a cri...

 2018-03-29 17:11 

US News & World Report

Man Charged After Profane Defense of Anti-Trump Online Post...

A heated Facebook exchange over President Donald Trump brought Secret Service agents to a North Carolina man's door....

 2018-03-29 17:11 

Washington Times

Man charged after profane defense of anti-Trump online post...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A heated Facebook exchange over President Donald Trump brought Secret Service agents to a North Carolina man's door. But it wasn't until he made a profane defense of his First-Amendment rights that they slapped him with a crim...

 2018-03-29 17:11 

WTOP

Man charged after profane defense of anti-Trump online post...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A heated Facebook exchange over President Donald Trump brought Secret Service agents to a North Carolina man's door. But it wasn't until he made a profane defense of his First-Amendment rights... The post Man charged aft...

 2018-03-29 00:42 

WTTG

[ Washington, DC ]

Chef Geoff sues Virginia over happy hour law...

Popular D.C.-area Chef Geoff Tracy has filed a lawsuit against Virginia claiming his First Amendment rights are being violated due to the state's law on happy hour advertising....

 2018-03-28 21:02 

WBOC

[ Salisbury ]

Chef Sues Over Virginia's Happy Hour Advertising Law...

Chef Geoff Tracy has filed a federal lawsuit alleging that Virginia's happy hour advertising law violates his First Amendment rights....

 2018-03-28 20:10 

Washington Post

Chef sues over Virginia's Happy Hour advertising law...

Chef Geoff Tracy has filed a federal lawsuit alleging that Virginia's happy hour advertising law violates his First Amendment rights....

 2018-03-28 20:08 

Federal News Radio

Chef sues over Virginia's Happy Hour advertising law...

Chef Geoff Tracy has filed a federal lawsuit alleging that Virginia's happy hour advertising law violates his First Amendment rights...

 2018-03-28 17:51 

Axios

SCOTUS hears gerrymandering case against Maryland Democrats...

The Supreme Court heard a legal challenge on Wednesday, arguing that a congressional district in Maryland was gerrymandered to favor Democrats — with lawyers claiming that the decision violated the First Amendment rights of Republican voters. The bi...

 2018-03-27 18:49 

Crooks and Liars

Terrified Alex Jones Depicts Teenagers As Hitler Youth...

Alex Jones is so afraid, so desperate, so angry, so filled with his own testosterone that he feels perfectly justified in painting swastikas on teenagers exercising their First Amendment rights. He might as well just paint a target on their backs. This ir...

 2018-03-27 04:23 

RedState

The Pimping of David Hogg...

What a wonderful scene it was in Washington on Saturday, March 24th. About 200,000 people gathered to exercise their First Amendment rights of free speech, assembly, and petitioning the government for a redress of grievances. Although trash was left behin...

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