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Attacks and threats by elected officials lead to inevitable self-censorship.
Most respondents, especially millennials, favored viewpoint-based censorship, suppression of "hurtful or offensive" speech in certain contexts, and legal penalties for wayward news organizations.
The Belated Approval of a Harm-Reduction Claim for Smokeless Tobacco Highlights the Potentially Deadly Impact of FDA Censorship
The FDA finally has agreed to allow a mild statement about the relative hazards of snus and cigarettes.
The state's hate crimes law—a "rarely enforced relic dating to 1917"—eviscerates free speech.
As always, the best answer to bad speech is more speech, not censorship.
Is there room for the entire world on this slippery slope?
A spokesman for Gov. Jared Polis objects to a news story not because it’s wrong, but because of who wrote it.
If you think a map of the moon might help an inmate escape, you might be a prison censor.
The company's Chinese ownership may have something to do with it.
Supervisor Shamann Walton thinks he can use restrictions on commercial speech to suppress political speech.
Conservatives deploy state power to go after speech they don't like.
Nobody is being "confused" by vegetarian meat substitutes.
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Free Speech Defenders Warn Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez That She Is Violating the Constitution by Blocking Critics on Twitter
The same First Amendment principles that apply to the president also apply to the congresswoman.
The move would violate the First Amendment.
Trying to get the government involved in what sort of videos online platforms promote or hide is going to end badly.
It would essentially be a Fairness Doctrine for the internet.
Companies should forced neither to help spread offensive speech nor to suppress it.
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The presidential hopeful alleges the company violated her First Amendment rights when it suspended her campaign advertising site for 6 hours.
The pundit made the claim at a Senate hearing on allegations of tech censorship against conservatives.
Trump supports a bill that would encourage censorship in the name of free speech.
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New Orleans can't use zoning regulations to decide what counts as artistic expression.
Sen. Josh Hawley (R–Mo.) has proposed a dreadful bill that would give the government control of internet content. He thinks the only reason anyone could be opposed is because they've been bought off.
Facing Legal Challenge, Washington Weed Regulators Lift Ban on Cannabusiness Signs at Seattle Hempfest
The state's Liquor and Cannabis Board changed its policy after Hempfest and two marijuana retailers challenged it on constitutional grounds.
From Sohrab Ahmari to Josh Hawley, what the new right really wants is to squelch free expression.
A 6-3 ruling says that the First Amendment protects brand names that are considered “immoral” or “scandalous.”
Activists Want a Problematic Mural of George Washington Destroyed. It Will Cost a High School $600,000.
The artist wanted students to learn about Washington's flaws. How traumatizing.
The People v. Lawrence Ferlinghetti explains how America embraced free speech—and how we're ready to throw it away.
The Seattle festival's organizers argue that banning signs referring to state-licensed cannabusinesses violates the state and federal constitutions.
Censorship inevitably ends up being used to protect the powerful from criticism.
The "blogfather" once touted the internet as the antidote to Big Government, Big Business, and Big Media. Now he wants the feds to crack down on social media.