Tag: 1st Amendment

PHOENIX, AZ - AUGUST 22: Protesters outside the Phoenix Convention Center hold up anti-President Donald Trump signs and shout back at Trump supporters waiting to enter a rally by Trump on August 22, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. An earlier statement by the president that he was considering a pardon for …

U.N. Panel Slams U.S. for Failure to Reject Racism ‘Unequivocally’

A U.N. panel of experts slammed the U.S. Wednesday for allegedly failing to “unequivocally” reject racism and violence in places such as Charlottesville, Virginia, and urged the U.S. to ensure rights are not “misused” to promote hatred and racism.

Kaep Kneel

Jets Matt Forte on NFL Player Activism: ‘There Is A Time And Place’

Thanks to the First Amendment, outspoken free agent NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick is able to “speak freely.”
However, when you are an employee of a company, perhaps you need to take a measured approach to your activism, so you don’t turn off millions of customers, and in this case ticket buyers and TV viewers.

WATCH: Students Support Religious Freedom for Muslims, Not Christians

WATCH: Students Support Religious Freedom for Muslims, Not Christians

Several students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison admit that Muslims should not be forced by law to do business with Christians. Those same students, however, had a hard time agreeing that Christians or conservative Americans have the right to decline work that conflicts with their conscience or religion.

John Podesta

Left Funds Hate Coalition Aimed at Choking Americans’ Political Speech

The assortment of far-left and establishment groups in the “Coalition Against Hate” includes two groups associated with Hillary Clinton’s campaign chief operative John Podesta, plus pro-illegal immigration groups, such as the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) plus the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), which was an unindicted co-conspirator in an anti-Semitic, jihad-funding operation.

Exxon Climate Change

Climate Inquisition: ExxonMobil Sues Massachusetts AG for Civil Rights Violations

Irving-based ExxonMobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM) launched a counteroffensive against the ongoing effort to target American energy companies for presumed politically incorrect viewpoints by left wing attorneys general. The Texas energy giant accused Massachusetts AG Maura Tracy Healey of violating its civil rights in federal court Wednesday.

San Francisco Supervisor David Campos (Facebook)

KKK: ANOTHER S.F. Politician Attacks Breitbart Reporter

Two members of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors attacked Breitbart reporter Lee Stranahan on Twitter after he was illegally removed from a public meeting on ‘sanctuary city’ policy — and one accused the reporter of belonging to the Ku Klux Klan (KKK).

AP Photo/Dave Martin

SCOTUS Agrees, Texas Can Bar Confederate Flag License Plates

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the State of Texas was within its rights to reject an application for a vehicle specialty license plate depicting the Confederate Battle Flag. The 5-4 decision by the nation’s highest court was announced Thursday morning.

AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews

D.C. Metro Blocks Muhammad Cartoon Ad with Convenient 6-Month Ad Moratorium

On Thursday, Washington D.C.’s mass transit authority decided that, instead of being forced to sell ad space for a free speech campaign featuring the winning entry of the “Draw Muhammad” art contest, they would put a ban on all PSA and advocacy advertising for six months.

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Nevada School Apologizes: Censored Student Who Used Bible Verse in Homework

A Nevada public charter school apologized to a sixth grade student for censoring her from using Bible verse in a school PowerPoint presentation, according to the Liberty Institute, the North Texas-based religious liberties law firm which has represented the family involved in the matter.

Money and the 1st Amendment

Op-Ed: Ban ‘Dark Money’ in Politics? Might as Well Burn the First Amendment

The government is not allowed to ban peaceful political advocacy or violate your privacy rights just for exercising your First Amendment rights. But some activists and politicians are using the scare term “Dark Money” to shut down anonymous political speech and take away our free-speech rights.