Free Speech

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Democrats push edits to First Amendment

By J.C. Derrick
Posted

Politics | Constitutional change would allow Congress to limit how much candidates can raise and spend in federal and state elections

Supreme Court puts safety before constitutional rights in two law enforcement cases

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | Safety first, ruled the U.S. Supreme Court this week in two cases asking whether law enforcement violated individuals’ constitutional rights. One dealt with…

Web Reads: Abortion selfies

Web Reads: Abortion selfies

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Extreme activism. Old story: An abortion center counselor becomes pregnant and decides to have an abortion. New story: She films the abortion and posts it…

Judge silences pro-life criticism of the NAACP

By Sarah Padbury
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Free Speech | A U.S. district court judge sided with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) last week in a trademark case against an…

The debate on Christian campuses about bloody abortion photos

The debate on Christian campuses about bloody abortion photos

By Angela Lu
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Abortion | As another school year comes to an end, debates over displaying graphic abortion photos on Christian college campuses continue. The latest flashpoint is…

Bus company refuses ad space to pro-life group

By Sarah Padbury
Posted

Free Speech | An Indiana bus company that refused to let a pro-life group advertise on city buses in Ft. Wayne is going to have to justify its decision in federal court.

Supreme Court refuses Christian wedding photographer’s case

By Emily Belz
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Supreme Court | The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear the case of a Christian wedding photographer fined after she refused to photograph a gay couple’s…

Midday Roundup: Malaysian jetliner vanishes without a trace

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Without a trace. The search continues today for a Malaysia Airlines jet that vanished Friday en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. The Boeing 777 is believed…

Constitutional sexting defense saves teacher from prosecution

Constitutional sexting defense saves teacher from prosecution

By Sarah Padbury
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Free Speech | Prosecutors in Texas dismissed charges last week against a teacher caught exchanging explicit text messages with a middle school student, claiming the texts…

Tattooed Jesus fights religious discrimination

By Sarah Padbury
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Religious Liberty | Texan David Miller wanted to reach millennials with the gospel. But how can Christians effectively communicate that message to a tech-savvy, video-saturated,

NYC pregnancy centers win free speech appeal

By Emily Belz
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Free Speech | NEW YORK—The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals earlier today tossed out key parts of New York City’s law requiring pregnancy centers to post signs saying…

Less buffer more free speech

By Emily Belz
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Supreme Court | After arguments Wednesday, the Supreme Court seems set to roll back buffer zones around abortion centers

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