In a tweet, Shaun King shared a chilling announcement from a public high school principle in Louisiana. It’s the first indication that Trump’s attack on the first amendment is taking root.
Since January 2017 a number of undemocratic bills that if enacted into law, threatens one of the United States’ constitutional pillars: free speech.
A preacher who has spent years spewing hate speech at students and at public events learned there are physical consequences for hate speech.
Walker's attempt to abolish unions and ordering the arrest of protestors exercising their Constitutionally-protected freedom to assemble peaceably to seek redress of their grievance against a Koch puppet acting like Hitler actions that have already cost Wisconsin taxpayers $45,000 with another $1 million on the near horizon.
The Pope said, "You cannot provoke, you cannot insult other people's faith, you cannot mock it" but mocks critics of religion as provocateurs
Freedom of speech goes both ways and it is high time to give back to religious extremists what they dole out against women with impunity; and Supreme Court approval.
Darrell Issa who has had the same information the New York Times reported for over a year and sat on his ass wasting taxpayer time and money pursuing Barack Obama.
For Americans with half-a-brain, the conservative hypocrisy is as glaring as the subjects conservatives are certain their older, whiter, and religiously-inclined voters embrace.
What Huckabee and the religious right object to is losing what they consider religious freedom to impose their rules on the rest of the population.
Whether or not one is inclined towards intellectual masochism by watching A&E's "Duck Dynasty," the decision to suspend one of the show's stars is not a freedom of speech issue.
All this fuss about Phil Robertson comes down to the Religious Right's insistence that they have a right to say nobody else has rights
What MSNBC accomplished by not supporting Bashir's 1st Amendment right was to muzzle and pre-censor the rest of the network's on-air talent. They also positioned themselves as just another conservative media outlet.
This week Jillian York of the Electronic Frontier Foundation denounced tech companies and employers who censor or punish online ugliness. But the internet is no longer a frontier.
Republicans must talk about vaginas given the laws they've been making but they're not about to extend Democrats the same privilege
Bill Maher attempted to defend Rush Limbaugh's freedom of speech but attacked our right to be to be offended, our right to speak in response to hate
Sarah Palin had a woman escorted out of her book signing today in Alaska. The woman's crime was the t-shirt she wore which read "worst governor ever". Ms Palin is often complaining about her own first amendment rights (translated to mean the Press can not criticize her or fact-check her without trampling on her first amendment rights) but seems to think less highly of other Americans' rights.
Throughout my life I’ve never hated someone’s message so much that I wanted to shut him or her down by force. My liberal parents taught me that those folks had a right to freedom of speech. Freedom of speech. This is our right as American citizens. Part of my job as a citizen is to tolerate ideas with which I do not agree, so long as they do not infringe on the rights and safety of others. This is a concept that Republicans no longer understand.