Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) is proposing a new bill that would send government web bots across the internet looking for hate speech or material allegedly determined to be advocating or encouraging “violent acts.” Once identified, the Congressman wants r
Cliven Bundy should be happy for the public revelation of the private comments of fellow racist Donald Sterling; the latter has replaced the former as the person Americans most love to hate.
I suspect that Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is a rich, arrogant jerk who might have unfavorable views toward those different from him.
If two Democratic lawmakers have their way, Barack Obama’s Justice Department will submit a report for action against any Internet sites, broadcast, cable television or radio shows determined to be advocating or encouraging “violent acts.” This accor
Last week, the Russian Parliament passed a law creating a new legal term for some independent journalists: “Internet user called blogger.” The Russian news agency ITAR-TASS reports that “bloggers will be obliged to declare their family name and in
Politicians can be a thin-skinned bunch. You'd think they'd let insults roll off their backs given how much power they have over the lives and livelihoods of others. But if you have all that power, why bother letting insults roll of your back when yo
Don't mock the Mayor Jim Ardis of Peoria as you just might be jailed and fined. Illinois police seized computers and mobile phones while raiding a house whose owner was suspected of parodying the town mayor on Twitter. In all, 5 people were seized
The latest in a string of successful court challenges to college "free speech zones" is unfolding in Virginia, where lawyers are negotiating a settlement in the case of a student who was barred from preaching on campus.
A Ohio high school soccer player, who was suspended from his team for re-tweeting a pro-pot message on Twitter, is suing the school district over his punishment. He claims school administration officials violated his 1st Amendment right
On Tuesday, officials at Brandeis University backed off granting an honorary degree to Somali-born Ayaan Hirsi Alian, a staunch women’s advocate and fierce critic of Islam, due to many faculty members’ requests and a large online petition.
The video of this encounter is still live (no doubt much to ACC's chagrin) and it shows Saucier discussing the impact of the governor's gun control policies on his ammunition business. Governor Malloy doesn't look too interested in fielding complaint
While investigating a noise complaint, the cop demanded that the homeowner surrender his guns. The homeowner recorded the incident and placed the evidence online to expose the abusive government agent. The man’s act of free speech is now
The level playing field involves using the government to police and threaten free speech and association in protection of corporate interests. It is other worldly to see the series of anti-environmental and anti-free speech measures coming out of Aus
Security and Immigration Minister James Brokenshire stated the government is not content with censoring language viewed as terroristic but wants to remove “”unsavoury” content.” He acknowledges that such content is not illegal but
The American Civil Liberties Union of Idaho on Monday asked a federal judge to strike down a state law it says violates constitutional rights to free speech by banning the documentation of animal abuse at livestock operations.
Shane Kinney, 16, refused to turn his NRA shirt inside out when told to do so by teacher.
Uber had set up a petition for Houston residents, emailing city officials of their support for allowing Uber in that city. In response to this, the city of Houston issued a cease-and-desist, effectively telling Uber to stop asking Houston residents t
Recently, what came out with the justices in the United Kingdom … they looked at what happened on Miranda and other things, and they said it’s interesting: journalists have no standing when it comes to national security issues.
Bloomberg and others anti-rights groups threaten Facebook and Instagram to make changes that would ban gun-related pages and posts, which they say are facilitating gun sales and trades.
Expressing the view that radical leftism is the only permissible political philosophy, and the First Amendment only hinders institutions like Harvard in its noble struggle to convey it. Free speech on campus should therefore be abolished,
A strategic lawsuit against public participation (SLAPP) is a lawsuit that is intended to censor, intimidate, and silence critics by burdening them with the cost of a legal defense until they abandon their criticism or opposition.
A divided 3-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled Google must remove a low-budget YouTube film that prompted riots and killings in the Muslim world as insulting to Mohammad. The highly offensive film portrays Mohammad
French comedian Dieudonné set France on fire. His persecution by the government of President Hollande has become a catalyst causing massive crowds to protest in the streets against what the French perceive to be a Jewish stranglehold
The massive drop is attributable mostly to the Obama Administration’s effort to crack down on whistleblowers. Obama’s Justice Department has filed suit against more whistleblowers than any other presidential administration in history.
Was Jay Leno Canned by NBC For Criticizing Obama?
Representative Craig Fitzhugh (D-Ripley) and Senator Jim Kyle (D-Memphis) have introduced HB 2353/ SB 2575 the Fiscally Responsible Equal Election Diversification Optimization Measures (FREEDOM) Act. The FREDOM Act addresses the fundamental issues t
Thane Rosenbaum, a law professor at Fordham Law School, has published a commentary for the Daily Beast that has Nazis painted all over it, yet it actually has nothing whatsoever to do with, well, Nazis. Rethink the First Amendment
This video recounts how Tennessee started its program of ballot censorship in 1961. Listen as members of the Tennessee House and Tennessee Senate debate how they can violate the rights of Tennesseans during every election. Learn how Tennessee creat
Dieudonné, the ‘performance artist’ banned by the French high court, was not a satirist or comedian of any kind. He was an incendiary, anti-Semitic ideologue whose silencing poses no threat to real freedom of speech.
You may not know this . . .But for the past year, I was censored. Believe it or not, federal rules governing former members of Congress for their first year after retirement limited my ability to mobilize Americans to advance liberty.