Anaka Hunter wanted to research the religions of various Indian tribes, so she went to the Salem Public Library to do some research. But she found that many of the websites she wanted to look at were blocked on the library's computers. The library blocked "occult" sites, including those with information on pagan and Indian religions. Library Director Glenda Wofford told her she'd need a legitimate reason to have those sites unblocked. Hunter says Wofford also told her she had an obligation to report anyone who asked to view blocked websites. The ACLU took the library to court, and a federal judge ordered the library to unblock those sites.
Aggressive police tactics are likely to worsen the situation.
"Although California's guidelines place restrictions on places of worship," Roberts wrote, "those restrictions appear consistent with the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment."
What happened to staying at home to keep grandparents safe no matter what?
They're using their Second Amendment rights to protect local businesses from riots and looting.
The Supreme Court could announce as early as Monday that it's revisiting qualified immunity, a doctrine that shields rotten cops from civil rights lawsuits.