U. of Northern Colorado Admits Bias-Response Team Violated Free Speech
Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) (blog)
The newspaper had raised questions about the team, saying that it had responded to complaints in ways that trampled on people's free-speech rights. State Sen. John Cooke, a Republican, wrote a letter to the president, Kay Norton, stating that he was ...



Game Revolution

Free Speech Under Attack: YouTuber and Repair Specialist Louis Rossmann Alludes to Apple Lawsuit
Game Revolution
Editor's Note: Although this feature isn't about gaming, it hits on a topic very important to me, and may be important to you. As you may be aware, free speech is under attack on YouTube. This feature will provide insight into one of many ways that ...

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PR Newswire (press release)

Most Americans still believe in free speech but don't know much about it
Washington Examiner
The results come in an era that's seen plenty of campus protests over free speech and safe spaces. The issue drew so much attention that President Obama personally criticized students' desire to be protected from opposing viewpoints. "I don't agree ...
Surveys Find Support for Religious Liberty and Free Speech, Need for More Education About Our Core FreedomsPR Newswire (press release)
First Amendment: Join in the fireworks that you watch or the ones around freedomGazettextra

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The Hill (blog)

Free speech threatened in Democratic platform
The Hill (blog)
Perhaps the Platform Committee is ignoring an inconvenient truth, namely, 18 U.S.C. 241: If two or more persons conspire to injure, oppress, threaten, or intimidate any person in…the free exercise or enjoyment of any right or privilege secured to him ...

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Michigan Radio

Free speech clashes with safe spaces on college campuses
Michigan Radio
That includes protecting freedom of speech, freedom of the press, due process and more. Shelby Emmett, Legal and Legislative Policy Advocate for FIRE, said she views the group as an “empowerment organization for students.” But one argument against ...

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When Free Speech Signifies Nothing
Consortium News
Freedom of speech's centrality in civil liberties is a public as well as a private matter. After all, the point is not simply to empower persons to sound off about whatever passes through their mind or heart. Societies, for the most part, aren't ...



BET

Black Twitter, Justin Timberlake and Free Speech: How Speaking My Mind Was an Act of Black Liberation
BET
But as I was inspired by actor/activist Jesse Williams's incredible BET Awards acceptance speech, I experienced in real time the type of systemic racial oppression that he spoke so vividly about online. Motivated after hearing his words, I basked in ...

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New Times Broward-Palm Beach

Free-Speech Groups: Ex-Porn Star's Case a First Amendment Disaster
New Times Broward-Palm Beach
Earlier this month, the groups — the First Amendment Lawyers Association, one of the most prominent First Amendment rights groups in the nation, along with the Free Speech Coalition, a trade group for the adult entertainment industry, and the Woodhull ...

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RollingStone.com

RNC Protest Rule Change Touted as Victory for Homeless, Free Speech
RollingStone.com
Back in April, when Tim Selaty applied for a permit to protest during the upcoming Republican National Convention in Cleveland, he did so imagining himself and legions of Trump-faithful raging against a party that had betrayed them. "We thought the RNC ...
ACLU Calls Revised RNC Rules a Victory for Free SpeechCommon Dreams (press release)
Free Speech Trumps Security Concerns At GOP ConventionWCBI
Cleveland relaxes rules on protest marches at GOP conventionFox News

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The Providence Journal

Editorial: Governor defends free speech
The Providence Journal
In an age in which the public seems ill-informed about history or basic freedoms, it may be tempting to politicians to set aside the First Amendment to score easy political points. Gov. Gina Raimondo thus deserves the public's thanks for vetoing a ...


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