#FirstAmendment

Politics | BDS

Boycotting Israel - Is It Really Free Speech?

There's almost no end to the claims that boycotting Israel is "free speech," protected by law. But this actually reflects a misunderstanding of how the US

History | The Constitution

Legal scrutiny of the National Enquirer risks free speech rights: Do we want the government second-guessing decisions to publish or not to publish? - NY Daily News

What happens when a media organization finds itself at the center of an investigation into alleged campaign finance violations? Does it plead the Fifth, or the First?

News | The News

New York Times Declares That Conservatives Take Unfair Advantage of the First Amendment

New York Times Declares That Conservatives Take Unfair Advantage of the First Amendment

Politics | Liberal "Tolerance"

California Progressives Launch (Another) Attack on Free Speech | National Review

A California bill would criminalize conservative speech about gender.

News | Interesting Stories

Supreme Court: Rejecting trademarks that ‘disparage’ others violates the First Amendment - The Washington Post

The outcome is likely to affect the legal case of the Washington Redskins, whose trademark registration was revoked in 2014 under the same disparagement clause.

Politics | Politics

Dispense Contraception or Pay U.S. $1000

A few days ago, I described a pending House bill that would gut the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.   Now, I find out that my a bunch of Democrat U.S. Senators have introduced a bill that would require pharmacists to dispense contraception–even if v

Politics | The American Experiment

No, there’s no “hate speech” exception to the First Amendment - The Washington Post

Asking “is this free speech or is it hate speech?” is like asking “is this free speech or is it rude speech?” or “is this free speech or is it evil speech?”

News | Societal Evolution

The Free-Speech Crisis - The New Yorker

The murder of Washiqur Rahman highlights a trend: around the world, free speech is under threat. George Packer on the dangers of censorship.