The latest outrage, one that should alarm every American alive, is a call from a Trump acolyte in a Trump-related newspaper. The call to action was a summons for FBI Director James Comey, to use the authority of the Bureau to act as “official state police” to repress Americans exercising their First Amendment right to assemble.
If we start giving an unhinged president the power to choose which forms of speech should be free, it sets our country on a dangerous course.
Justice has not only been denied to a worthy Supreme Court nominee and the work of the high court. It continues to be denied to the American people.
Trump routinely made vague proposals to limit basic elements of press and internet freedom. His intent and disregard for the constitutional free press principle are clear.
After Donald Trump suggested that people be put in jail for burning the flag, top Republican Senators Mitch McConnell and John McCain reminded Trump that flag burning is protected under the First Amendment, as McConnell signaled to reporters than any legislation banning flag burning would be DOA.
Scarborough relished the idea of "putting Democrats in the position...to come down on the side of flag burning" but what we'd be coming down on is the side of the First Amendment
"The irony of the #BoycottHamilton movement is that it's mostly folks who already boycott both hip-hop and knowledge of history."
"It’s like cancer...So it’s like cancer. And it’s a like a malignant cancer, though, in this case. It has metastasized."
"Failing @nytimes story is so totally wrong on transition. It is going so smoothly. Also, I have spoken to many foreign leaders," Trump whined
Trump fan in Minnesota sports t-shirt saying 'Rope. Tree. Journalist. Some Assembly Required.'
"I think you have a duty...to have the courage to stand up and tell the truth; tell the truth about those who would impose a totalitarian secularism on us"
Trump asks, "Do we really have a choice?" to which Aleena Khan says, "And all I ask is for acceptance and tolerance from others"
“I know that there’s demonic forces in that city. I have personally met people that refer to themselves as witches, people that say they advise the senior leadership of the country.
"Imagine what our country could accomplish if we started working together as one people, under one God, saluting one flag."
Bill O’Reilly has a problem with Denver Broncos football player Brandon Marshall, who before the Thursday night season opener against the North Carolina Panthers, chose to take a knee for the national anthem. Marshall joins Colin Kaepernick, Jeremy Lane and Eric Reid in refusing to stand as a protest against social injustice.
"You know that Daniel Radcliffe has declared himself an atheist? I’m serious. What a weird thing. Why would a guy who has had all that success just, I mean, what the hell is wrong with him?”
On the contrary, we have seen religious laws against abortion, contraception, marriage equality, religious diversity, education, and even global warming
Judge Reeves noted that “the title, history and text of the law showed it to be the State’s attempt to put LGBT citizens in their place."
CNN took the presumptive Republican presidential nominee to school, as Dana Bash explained to Trump the meaning of the First Amendment and the purpose of a free press.
A group of parents at a high school in MIddleton Wisconsin use food to bribe students to listen to them talk about Jesus - on school property