First Amendment

First Amendment Lawsuit Challenges California ‘Hate Speech’ Law

California bill AB 587, touted by Democrat Gov. Gavin Newsom as a fix for “disinformation” on social media, has been challenged by a First Amendment lawsuit brought by podcaster and journalist Tim Pool, satirical website the Babylon Bee, and, a free-speech friendly social media platform.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks during a news conference at San Francisco General Hospital on June 10, 2021 in San Francisco, California. California Gov. Gavin Newsom and Attorney General Rob Bonta announced that the state of California has filed an appeal to a recent decision by a U.S. District Judge …

Survey: College Faculty More Likely to Self-Censor Today than During McCarthy Era

One in four college faculty members says they are very or extremely likely to self-censor in academic publications, and over one in three do so during interviews or lectures, according to a survey sponsored by the Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression (FIRE). This means that self-censorship among college faculty is far more prevalent than it was during the McCarthy era.


Rolling Stone Magazine: Cancel Culture ‘Good for Democracy’

Cancel culture is both “good for democracy” and a “way for a new generation of people to practice free speech,” according to a recent Rolling Stone piece celebrating the ostracization of those “guilty” of holding controversial positions, while assuring the practice is “here to stay.”

CHARLESTON, SC - JUNE 24: A worker uses a saw at the foot of the statue of John C. Calhoun atop the monument in his honor at Marion Square on June 24, 2020 in Charleston, South Carolina. Work crews began dismantling the monument in Tuesday evening. (Photo by Sean Rayford/Getty …

Exclusive — Devin Nunes Suspects DOJ, FBI Were ‘Running Assets’ Within Twitter

Former Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) speculated on Tuesday’s episode of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with special guest host Monica Crowley that the Department of Justice (DOJ) and its subsidiary Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) are “running assets” within Big Tech companies like Apple, Google, Facebook, and Twitter to surveil Americans and design political censorship protocols.