first amendment rights

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Following a string of cases that he considers examples of police brutality, Kaepernick feels he can't consciously stand up
Reporters need background checks, because apparently you never know.
The bill requires divestment from and prohibits business transactions, contracts, and investment with companies, contractors, subcontractors, NGOs and/or individuals that boycott an allied nation or companies of an allied nation -- Israel.
Why do Republican voters seem to naturally gravitate to celebrities -- most of whom are, shall we say, 'short' on actual knowledge about politics, legislative issues, and global affairs?
In the 21st century, we need to add a new precept to the list. That precept is the guarantee of freedom from religious interference in the core processes of our democracy.
To many observers, offensive speech should not receive any constitutional protection. Needless to say, telling a police officer to "f-ck off" is not the wisest thing to say, and many persons have been arrested for disorderly conduct for saying it to police.
I had never thought of cake as speech before. I read and re-read the first amendment to see if, in fact, cake is mentioned as part of "freedom of speech." It is not. I thumbed through the dictionary and found no mention of cake under "speech" or "talk" or "words."
The details about the scale of NSA's surveillance activities made many people, both at home and abroad, question the security of their data, as well as the role of their service providers in giving the NSA access to it. But now Twitter is doing something about it.
Now, I know it may seem crazy to say that a state university cannot constitutionally expel students for such outrageous speech. But the very point of the First Amendment is that the government cannot censor people (including students) merely because it finds their speech abhorrent.
We need to talk -- again -- about how we exercise our basic, elemental, Constitutional right to free speech.
On Dec. 10, I was sentenced me to three months in prison for having crossed the line at a military base that wages drone warfare. The punishment for our attempt to speak on behalf of trapped and desperate people abroad, will be an opportunity to speak with people trapped by prisons and impoverishment here in the U.S.
Our right to speak freely is protected, but our rights to earn an honest living, and enjoy any number of activities that make up our daily lives and do not violate the rights of others are left to the mercy of bureaucratic busybodies and entrenched special interests.
Distributing fliers is no new method for the KKK, who have repeatedly dispersed threatening notices in communities around
Regardless of whether censorship is disguised as a "communications policy," a "security fee," or something else, it is unconstitutional. Colleges and universities must stop pretending otherwise.
In the days of the New World, the earliest leaders of the colonies were often the reverends and other church leaders. The rule of law was God's law, as interpreted by the church leaders.
Cyberspace is awash in verbal vomit, offensive diatribes and morbid musings. But that doesn't necessarily mean that the sordid speech in question always falls outside the confines of the First Amendment safeguard of free expression.
Chevron has spent millions upon millions of dollars in an abusive "scorched earth" legal strategy to attack not only the villagers and their representatives who have held the company accountable in Ecuador, but virtually anyone who supports them.