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FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION
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Supreme Court Rules 40-Foot Cross On Public Land Does Not Violate Constitution
The challengers argued the huge Christian cross in Maryland defies the First Amendment's ban on establishing religion.
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Assange's Espionage Act Charge Sets Up A Fight Over The First Amendment
Press freedom advocates warn the government's latest charges could have dangerous implications for journalism.
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Mike Pence Deflects Criticism Of His LGBTQ Intolerance, Citing First Amendment
“All of us in this country have the right to our religious beliefs. I’m a Bible-believing Christian.”
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What Julian Assange's Arrest Means For Freedom Of The Press
The charges against the WikiLeaks founder bring up huge First Amendment issues.
Jeanine Pirro: Ilhan Omar’s Hijab May Be ‘Antithetical’ To The Constitution
The Fox News host, who used to be a judge, neglected to mention the First Amendment when attacking the Muslim congresswoman's dress.
Clarence Thomas Calls For Review Of Landmark New York Times Libel Case
The New York Times Co. v. Sullivan set an important standard on First Amendment rights a half-century ago.
School District Won't Punish Students In Nazi Salute Prom Photo Due To First Amendment
A photo went viral this month showing high school students in Baraboo, Wisconsin, lifting their arms in an apparent Nazi salute before their junior prom.
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Eric Reid Becomes The First Carolina Panther To Take A Knee
“I’m not going to talk about a guy exercising his first amendment rights," Panthers coach Ron Rivera said.
Infowars Reporter Gets Slammed After Claiming Facebook Isn't Privately Owned
Millie Weaver apparently doesn't know that the First Amendment protects a person from being arrested for free speech, not for being kicked off social media.
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Justice Elena Kagan Says The Supreme Court Turned The First Amendment 'Into A Sword'
In her withering dissent in Janus v. AFSCME, the justice said her colleagues ignored precedent and "weaponized" the First Amendment.
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Are Trump’s Belligerent Tweets Against Critics Also An Attempt At Censorship?
The digital age has created new forms of censorship and speech control for dictators and democratically elected leaders alike.
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Does Colin Kaepernick Have A First Amendment Case Against Donald Trump?
The NFL's new national anthem policy may be unconstitutional, legal experts say.
Twittering the G20 Iranian Style
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In the wake of protests last week at the G20 meeting in Pittsburgh, the police arrested a self-professed anarchist for using Twitter to coordinate communications among G20 summit protesters.
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