Belle Plaine, Minnesota Believes in Religious Freedom–But Maybe Not for Satanists

Inside the First Amendment

A town in Minnesota opens its park up as a free speech and religion zone.
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Is Hate Speech Violent By Nature?

Northeaster University Professor scientifically studies how hate speech is imminently violent no matter what words are used or the context it’s given.
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Seattle’s New Public Campaign Funding Plan Meets Conservative Pushback

Seattle’s “Democracy Voucher” program aims to empower voters and encourage campaign participation. Despite initial success, it faces accusations that it violates freedoms of speech.
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Is a noise complaint a violation of free expression?

Small town restricts naval officer from playing Taps daily.
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How Much is Too Much?

“Free Speech on Campus” Conference

UC Berkeley spends nearly $900,000 on managing protests against controversial campus speakers.
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Social Media Strikes Back

A federal judge bans U.S. Government from restricting Twitter from publishing so-called “classified” information–the surveillance warrants Twitter itself received from the government.
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The President’s Ongoing War with the Media

President Trump’s twitter account remains as controversial as ever.
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Is the Wall Between Church and State Starting to Crumble?

Supreme Court rules in favor of religious institutes in a Church vs. State case.
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Media Criticism Continues On

White House press corps

The battle between the media and Trump’s White House escalates.
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University Professors Under Fire for Private Speech

“Free Speech on Campus” Conference

University professors are being asked to take leaves of absence due to controversial online posts.
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