The law would make a federal case out of every aggrieved internet user and compel companies to host messages they do not wish to platform.
Americans oppose restrictions, but report feeling less free to speak about political matters.
This Professor Shared Body Camera Footage of Cops Strip-Searching a Minor. Now, Prosecutors Want To Throw Him in Jail for It.
The move is a direct assault on the First Amendment.
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The creator of ultra-woke poet Titania McGrath makes the case against cancel culture.
Stanford Law Dean: 'I Would Never Have Approved' Investigating a Student for Mocking the Federalist Society
"Stanford Law School is strongly committed to free speech," says Dean Jenny S. Martinez, who wants to "ensure that something like this does not happen again."
No, states can't use the 10th Amendment to overturn the First Amendment.
The university investigated a law school student for mocking the Federalist Society, putting his diploma on hold until yesterday.
A Pennsylvania Police Chief Resigns After Pleading Guilty to Threatening a Facebook Critic With a False Arrest
Perhaps the ignominious end to Brian Buglio's career will alert thin-skinned cops to the perils of trying to punish people for constitutionally protected speech.
“The Act is so rife with fundamental infirmities that it appears to have been enacted without any regard for the Constitution,” the lawsuit reads.
Umbrellas, black clothing, and chanting "all cops are bastards" signal criminal street gang membership, prosecutors said.
Charles Marohn called himself an engineer in speeches and articles while his license was temporarily expired. The First Amendment protects his right to do that.
We expect British royals to favor muzzling commoners, but too many lawmakers feel the same way.
Calling a classmate a racist slur on Snapchat is offensive. It’s also protected speech.
Only students support extending the power to penalize speech, raising concerns about what they’re learning in school.
A member of the board (and a Cato Institute vice president) defends the controversial decision to kick the former president off the social media platform.
Don’t call yourself a supporter of the First Amendment while attempting to punish a media outlet for criticizing you.
Texas Lawmakers Push a Likely Unconstitutional Ban on Plant-Based Food Producers Labeling Their Products 'Meat,' 'Beef,' 'Pork'
Producers of plant-based meats argue these restrictions violate the First Amendment.
"It's very obvious that nobody involved in [the bill] consulted a First Amendment lawyer," says TechFreedom's Berin Szóka.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau claims to be enforcing a law that prohibits "false or misleading representations."
Punishing players for kneeling, or not kneeling, is a First Amendment violation at public universities.
There is no "fake news" exception to the First Amendment.
The opposition to Southlake's plan was understandable.
The State Department Fought To Allow 'Ghost Gun' Files and Won. Why Is It Still Trying To Remove Them?
Despite its victory, the State Department is insisting that a court order to allow the files to spread is not yet technically in effect.
Tennessee Man Arrested for Posting Picture Mocking Dead Police Officer Files First Amendment Lawsuit
Police arrested and charged Joshua Garton with harassment for posting a photoshopped picture of two men urinating on a police officer's grave.
This School Punished a Cheerleader for an Off-Campus Snapchat. Does That Violate the First Amendment?
The Supreme Court weighs the power of school officials to punish students for off-campus speech.
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Imagine a world in which media outlets were unable or afraid to post video of police and other authorities acting reprehensibly.
By invoking the magic of good intentions, the Times justifies the U.S. acting like Russia and China.
Now 14 states have legislation explicitly protecting free speech on campus.
Among other things, it calls for online censorship to shield identities of public officials and lets the governor control city police budgets.
The Supreme Court reaffirms that COVID-19 regulations must comply with the First Amendment.
University of Oklahoma Diversity Training Forces Students and Faculty To Affirm the School's Political Views
The mandatory online training requires users to select the “right” speech before they finish.
The majority reminds the 9th Circuit that the First Amendment puts limits on COVID-19 policies.
A Medical Student Questioned Microaggressions. UVA Branded Him a Threat and Banished Him from Campus.
Kieran Bhattacharya's First Amendment lawsuit can proceed, a court said.
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Justice Thomas Wonders When Supreme Court Will Have To Consider Social Media's Private Deplatforming Power
A moot case about Trump blocking tweets leads to concerns that tech companies have too much control over speech.
A Professor Pushed Back Against 'White Fragility' Training. The College Investigated Her for 9 Months.
The chaos at Lake Washington Institute of Technology is by no means an isolated occurrence.
Civil liberties advocates warn that the legislation threatens activism, journalism, and satire.
The officers knowingly violated the First Amendment, said the court. But that doesn't matter.
When Amazon won't sell your book, you can head to Barnes & Noble. When government cancels your expression, there's nowhere left to go.
Politicians on the right and the left are coming for your free speech.
Texas state senators introduced a bill requiring the national anthem at all pro sports events.