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Another significant loss for the controversial climate scientist, though his cases against two remaining defendants will continue.
Bill O'Reilly Gets Temporary Order to Stop Andrea Mackris from Breaching Her Nondisclosure Agreement
Mackris was going to go on The View
The administration’s public pressure campaign against COVID-19 "misinformation" cannot be reconciled with its avowed respect for freedom of expression.
Jen Psaki's comments about the government "flagging problematic posts for Facebook" raises the issue; so does Donald Trump's lawsuit against social media platforms, based on government statements that allegedly coerced those platforms.
Biden Charges Facebook With Homicide, While His Surgeon General Recommends 'Legal and Regulatory Measures' To Suppress COVID-19 'Misinformation'
Speech is protected by the First Amendment even when it discourages vaccination.
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From the other side of the world, the regime plots ways to chill free speech.
Some Potentially Racially Offensive Terms Can't Be Trademarked—Because They're Too Common, Not Because They're Racially Offensive
The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board rejects the mark “Nigga” for clothing, because it’s so commonly used by others that it doesn’t serve to identify the applicant’s products (logic that equally applies to "Team Jesus," "Texas Love," and "God Bless the USA").
The case is yet another instance of law enforcement using hate crime enhancements to punish people for criticizing them.
"Bronx Conservatory does not cite (and this Court has not found) any case, in this jurisdiction or elsewhere, in which an employer accused of sexual harassment has succeeded in sealing the pleading containing that accusation on any of the grounds asserted here."
The rationales for doing so are weak, and would create a dangerous slippery slope, if accepted.
The market was conducted on city streets, managed by the city, and open to the public.
Efforts against violence are turning into restrictions on ideas.
Facebook Will Now Ban Criticism of "Concepts, Institutions, Ideas, Practices, or Beliefs" When They Risk "Harm, Intimidation, or Discrimination" Against Religious, National, or Other Groups
This includes "burning a national flag or religious texts, caricatures of religious figures, or criticism of ideologies."
Nashville’s Leah Gilliam says her vanity plate is protected by the First Amendment.